An example of accomplish is to graduate from law school.
- to do; succeed in doing; complete (a task, time, or distance)
- to make complete; perfect
Origin of accomplishMiddle English accomplisshen from Old French acompliss-, extended stem of acomplir from Vulgar Latin an unverified form adcomplere from Classical Latin ad-, intensive + complere: see complete
transitive verbac·com·plished, ac·com·plish·ing, ac·com·plish·es
Origin of accomplishMiddle English accomplisshen from Old French acomplir acompliss- to complete a- to ( from Latin ad- ; see ad- . ) complir to complete ( from Latin complēre to fill out ; see complete . )
(third-person singular simple present accomplishes, present participle accomplishing, simple past and past participle accomplished)
- To finish successfully.
- To complete, as time or distance.
- To bring to an issue of full success; to effect; to perform; to execute fully; to fulfill; as, to accomplish a design, an object, a promise.
- (archaic) To equip or furnish thoroughly; hence, to complete in acquirements; to render accomplished; to polish.