[ uh-kom-plish ]
/ əˈkɒm plɪʃ /
verb (used with object)
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.
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Origin of accomplish
synonym study for accomplish
1. See do1.
OTHER WORDS FROM accomplishac·com·plish·a·ble, adjectiveac·com·plish·er, nounpre·ac·com·plish, verb (used with object)un·ac·com·plish·a·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH accomplishaccomplice accomplish
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British Dictionary definitions for accomplishable
/ (əˈkɒmplɪʃ, əˈkʌm-) /
to manage to do; achieve
to conclude successfully; complete
Derived forms of accomplishaccomplishable, adjectiveaccomplisher, noun
Word Origin for accomplish
C14: from Old French acomplir to complete, ultimately from Latin complēre to fill up. See complete
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