- to bring to its goal or conclusion; carry out; perform; finish: to accomplish one's mission.
- to complete (a distance or period of time): to have accomplished the age of 70; We accomplished the journey in little more than an hour.
- Archaic. to provide polish to; perfect.
Origin of accomplish
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1. complete, fulfill; execute, effect.
1. See do1.
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Examples from the Web for accomplisher
He is at once seer, creator, accomplisher, and present help in time of trouble.The Joyful Heart
Robert Haven Schauffler
He is led forth at the sacrifices, the priest, the accomplisher of sacrifice.Sacred Books of the East
He was not an inventor, but an accomplisher; and even what he accomplished physically was less remarkable than his faith.The Spanish Pioneers
Charles F. Lummis
- to manage to do; achieve
- to conclude successfully; complete
C14: from Old French acomplir to complete, ultimately from Latin complēre to fill up. See complete
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Word Origin and History for accomplisher
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