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verb (accomplish, es)
  1. to finish successfully
  2. to complete, as time or distance.
    Quotations
    • That He would seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem. - Daniel 9:2
  3. He had accomplished half a league or more. - Prescott
  4. 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
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  5. This that is written must yet be accomplished in me - Luke 22:37
  6. To equip or furnish thoroughly; hence, to complete in acquirements; to render accomplished; to polish.
    Quotations
  7. The armorers accomplishing the knights - Shakespeare, Henry V, IV-chorus
  8. It the moon is fully accomplished for all those ends to which Providence did appoint it. - Wilkins
  9. These qualities . . . go to a perfect woman. - Cowden Clarke
  10. (Obsolete): To gain; to obtain - Shakespeare
Translations: 
  • French: accomplir
  • German: vollenden (1)
  • Italian: compire
  • Spanish: lograr
Etymology: Old English acomplissen, Old French accomplir (French accomplir), Latin ad, + complere, "to fill up", "to complete". See complete, finish.


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