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What does accomplished mean?
Accomplished is used to describe someone who has achieved many impressive things in life or in their career.
The verb accomplish means “to carry out or finish an action—to complete what you set out to do.” To accomplish a goal is to complete it.
Some who is considered accomplished has accomplished a lot. The word is especially used to indicate that a person is very experienced, skilled, and perhaps awarded in their field. It is often paired with words for different professions or hobbies, as in accomplished pianist, accomplished surgeon, and accomplished baker.
The word can also be used to describe a work that is considered a special achievement, as in His new album is an accomplished entry in his catalog of work.
Example: Tina is an accomplished coder—you could learn a lot from her.
Where does accomplished come from?
The first records of the word accomplished as an adjective come from the 1300s. Its base word, the verb accomplish, comes from the Old French acomplir, meaning “to complete,” ultimately from the Latin complēre, which means to “to fill up” and is also the basis of the word complete.
The word accomplished often implies that someone is very skilled or experienced in the field that they’re known for. But at the heart of the word is the idea that such a person has completed many goals or achieved many things. An accomplished person isn’t just skilled—they have often achieved many awards and accolades.
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How is accomplished used in real life?
Accomplished is most often paired with words that refer to a specific profession or hobby.
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— Free Library of Philadelphia (@FreeLibrary) December 16, 2020
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— Renee Chou (@chouchoutv) December 17, 2020
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— Variety (@Variety) December 12, 2020
Try using accomplished!
Is accomplished used correctly in the following sentence?
“He’s an accomplished scientist, but he’s inexperienced and has a lot to learn in his field.”
Example sentences from the Web for accomplished
News that the accomplished digital commerce pro was joining the leadership helped the stock more than quadruple over the next two weeks.The GameStop stock craze is about a populist uprising against Wall Street. But it’s more complicated than that.|David J. Lynch|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
In “Globetrotter Lounge,” Lisette Austin, who goes by the nickname Jet Set Lisette, sits down with accomplished and inspiring women who have locked arms with their travel muse.With travel podcasts, explore the world through your ear buds|Andrea Sachs|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Our team of accomplished agents proves that affordability doesn’t have to come at the expense of service or results.
It’s about how one man — a soft-spoken but wildly interesting and accomplished man — had a vision and acted upon it.PLAYBACK (2015): Could the Next Brooklyn Be … Las Vegas?! (Ep. 205)|Stephen J. Dubner|December 6, 2020|Freakonomics
He returns as easily the East’s most accomplished player, with LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard, Stephen Curry and James Harden all out West.Remember Kevin Durant? The best player in the East is back for the Brooklyn Nets|Ben Golliver|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
That was accomplished by cops such as the one whose picture was clutched so tightly by his widow on Sunday.
None of them came close to the brilliance of what Beyoncé had accomplished.Bow Down, Bitches: How Beyoncé Turned an Elevator Brawl Into a Perfect Year|Kevin Fallon|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the time of his defection, he felt a strong need to get out of Cuba, and accomplished just that.
Much can be accomplished even without the cooperation of a conservative Congress.The Liberation of the Lame Duck: Obama Goes Full Bulworth|John Avlon|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The culture of solidarity for teachers as workers prevented acknowledging some teachers as more accomplished than others.
Having accomplished his task within three months Datto Mandi withdrew with all his men, except two who wished to settle at Pardo.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
In spite of this, the garden studio was not wholly forsaken, and nearly every day she accomplished something there.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
He distinguished himself in early youth by the variety of studies which he accomplished.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Each one congratulated himself that his special teachings had accomplished this desired end.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
It was no sooner accomplished, than Ripperda was on the top of the ladder, and in a few seconds by his side.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter