Commonly Confused Words > complementary vs. complimentary.

Complementary describes anything that matches or pairs well. Complimentary is a word that describes something that is flattering. It also sometimes means "free".

Each person who works with us has complementary skills. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi.

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