accomplish

[uh-kom-plish]
verb (used with object)
1.
to bring to its goal or conclusion; carry out; perform; finish: to accomplish one's mission.
2.
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.
3.
Archaic. to provide polish to; perfect.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English, earlier accomplice < Middle French accompliss-, stem of acomplir, equivalent to a- ac- + complirLatin complēre to fill; see complete, -ish2

accomplishable, adjective
accomplisher, noun
preaccomplish, verb (used with object)
unaccomplishable, adjective

accomplice, accomplish.


1. complete, fulfill; execute, effect. See do1.
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accomplish (əˈkɒmplɪʃ, əˈkʌm-)
 
vb
1.  to manage to do; achieve
2.  to conclude successfully; complete
 
[C14: from Old French acomplir to complete, ultimately from Latin complēre to fill up. See complete]
 
ac'complishable
 
adj
 
ac'complisher
 
n

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accomplish
late 14c., from O.Fr. acompliss-, prp. stem of acomplir "to fulfill, fill up, complete" (12c.), from V.L. *accomplere, from L. ad- "to" + complere "fill up" (see complete).
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Example sentences
Because that's what it takes to succeed, to accomplish something interesting.
The public has already accomplished getting the police and uniformed officers
  off the streets.
If you don't try to accomplish your dream, you fail before you start.
At least, no one has successfully explained how to accomplish that.
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