ETYM Old Eng. parfit, Old Fren. parfit, parfet, parfait, French parfait, Latin perfectus, p. p. of perficere to carry to the end, to perform, finish, perfect; per (see Per-) + facere to make, do. Related to Fact.
1. Being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish.
2. Precisely accurate or exact.
The perfect tense of a language; also; a verb form in the perfect tense
1. To make perfect or complete; SYN. hone.
2. To make perfect; bring to perfection; SYN. consummate.