Accomplish

  • 1 Accomplish — Ac*com plish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accomplished}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Accomplishing}.] [OE. acomplissen, OF. accomplir, F. accomplir; L. ad + complere to fill up, complete. See {Complete}, {Finish}.] 1. To complete, as time or distance. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 accomplish — I verb achieve, attain, bring about, complete, consummate, discharge, dispatch, effect, enact, execute, finish, fulfill, realize, succeed II index attain, avail (bring about), carry (succeed) …

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  • 3 accomplish — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. acompliss , prp. stem of acomplir to fulfill, fill up, complete (12c.), from V.L. *accomplere, from L. ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + complere fill up (see COMPLETE (Cf. complete)). Related: ACCOMPLISHED ( …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 accomplish — achieve, effect, fulfill, discharge, execute, *perform Analogous words: complete, finish, conclude (see CLOSE): consummate (see corresponding adjective at CONSUMMATE): implement, *enforce Antonyms: undo Contrasted words: thwart, *frustrate, foil …

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  • 5 accomplish — [v] succeed in doing achieve, arrive, attain, bring about, bring off, carry out, conclude, consummate, do, do a bang up job*, do justice*, do one proud*, do the trick*, effect, finish, fulfill, gain, get someplace*, get there*, hit*, make hay*,… …

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  • 6 accomplish — ► VERB ▪ achieve or complete successfully. ORIGIN Old French acomplir, from Latin complere to complete …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 accomplish — [ə käm′plish; ] also [, əkum′plish] vt. [ME accomplisshen < OFr acompliss , extended stem of acomplir < VL * adcomplere < L ad , intens. + complere: see COMPLETE] 1. to do; succeed in doing; complete (a task, time, or distance) 2. to… …

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  • 8 accomplish — 01. If you work hard, I m sure you will [accomplish] your goal. 02. Getting accepted into medical school was an [accomplishment] in itself. Now, though, the hard work really starts. 03. My sister is an [accomplished] piano player who has… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 9 accomplish — /əˈkʌmplɪʃ / (say uh kumplish), / ˈkɒm / (say kom ) verb (t) 1. to bring to pass; carry out; perform: to accomplish one s mission. 2. to bring to a successful finish: to accomplish the work. 3. Archaic to complete: to accomplish four score years… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 accomplish */ — UK [əˈkʌmplɪʃ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms accomplish : present tense I/you/we/they accomplish he/she/it accomplishes present participle accomplishing past tense accomplished past participle accomplished to succeed in doing something,… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 accomplish — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English accomplisshen, from Anglo French accompliss , stem of accomplir, from Vulgar Latin *accomplēre, from Latin ad + complēre to fill up more at complete Date: 14th century 1. to bring about (a result) by… …

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  • 12 accomplish — [[t]əkʌ̱mplɪʃ, AM əkɒ̱m [/t]] accomplishes, accomplishing, accomplished VERB If you accomplish something, you succeed in doing it. [V n] If we d all work together, I think we could accomplish our goal... [V n] They are skeptical about how much… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 accomplish — accomplishable, adj. accomplisher, n. /euh kom plish/, v.t. 1. to bring to its goal or conclusion; carry out; perform; finish: to accomplish one s mission. 2. to complete (a distance or period of time): to have accomplished the age of 70; We… …

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  • 14 accomplish — verb /əˈkəm.plɪʃ,əˈkɔm.pliʃ/ a) To finish successfully. , That He would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem. Daniel 9:2 b) To complete, as time or distance. , He had accomplished half a league or more. Syn: do …

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  • 15 accomplish — verb ADVERB ▪ successfully ▪ A rather difficult task had been successfully accomplished. ▪ easily Accomplish is used with these nouns as the object: ↑aim, ↑end, ↑feat, ↑ …

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  • 16 accomplish — ac|com|plish [ ə kʌmplıʃ ] verb transitive ** to succeed in doing something, especially something that you have been trying to do for a period of time: His job was to achieve the release of the hostages, a task he successfully accomplished. We… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 accomplish — ac•com•plish [[t]əˈkɒm plɪʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to bring to a goal or successful conclusion; carry out; finish: to accomplish one s mission[/ex] 2) to complete (a distance or period of time) • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME, earlier accomplice < MF… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 accomplish — accomplice, accomplish The standard pronunciation of both words is now kum , not kom …

    Modern English usage

  • 19 accomplish — Synonyms and related words: achieve, act, approach, arrive, arrive at, arrive in, attain, attain to, be productive, be received, blow in, bob up, bring about, bring into being, bring off, bring through, bring to completion, bring to fruition,… …

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  • 20 accomplish — Philippine English to complete a form all government forms specify they are to be accomplished …

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