Accomplish meaning

ə-kŏmplĭsh
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To succeed in doing (a task, for example); carry out or complete.
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To do; succeed in doing; complete (a task, time, or distance)
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To make complete; perfect.
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To complete, as time or distance.
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The definition of accomplish is to finish or complete something.

An example of accomplish is to graduate from law school.

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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.
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(archaic) To equip or furnish thoroughly; hence, to complete in acquirements; to render accomplished; to polish.
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Origin of accomplish

  • Middle English accomplisshen from Old French acomplir acompliss- to complete a- to (from Latin ad- ad–) complir to complete (from Latin complēre to fill out complete)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Late Middle English acomplissen, from Old French acompliss-, present participle stem of acomplir (Modern French accomplir), from Latin ad + complere (“to fill up, to complete”).

    From Wiktionary

  • See also complete, finish.

    From Wiktionary

  • First attested in the late 14th century.

    From Wiktionary