[ per-fish-uhnt ]

  1. Archaic. accomplishing or achieving something; actually and fully effective.

  2. a misspelling of proficient.

Origin of perficient

First recorded in 1640–50, for an earlier sense; from Latin perficient-, stem of perficiēns, equivalent to per per- + fic-, combining form of facere “to make, do” + -ent -ent; cf. efficient

Words Nearby perficient Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023