verb (accomplish, es)
Etymology: Old English acomplissen, Old French accomplir (French accomplir), Latin ad, + complere, "to fill up", "to complete". See complete, finish.
- to finish successfully
- to complete, as time or distance.
- That He would seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem. - Daniel 9:2
- He had accomplished half a league or more. - Prescott
- To bring to an issue of full success; to effect; to perform; to execute fully; to fulfill; as, to a design, an object, a promise
- This that is written must yet be accomplished in me - Luke 22:37
- To equip or furnish thoroughly; hence, to complete in acquirements; to render accomplished; to polish.
- The armorers accomplishing the knights - Shakespeare, Henry V, IV-chorus
- It the moon is fully accomplished for all those ends to which Providence did appoint it. - Wilkins
- These qualities . . . go to a perfect woman. - Cowden Clarke
- (Obsolete): To gain; to obtain - Shakespeare
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