accomplish

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈkʌmplɪʃ/, /əˈkɒmplɪʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈkɑmplɪʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə komplish)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ac•com•plish /əˈkɑmplɪʃ/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object]
  1. to bring to a successful conclusion or end;
    achieve:The pilot accomplished his mission.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ac•com•plish  (ə komplish),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  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.
ac•complish•a•ble, adj. 
ac•complish•er, n. 
  • Middle French accompliss-, stem of acomplir, equivalent. to a- ac- + complir Latin complēre to fill; see complete, -ish2
  • Middle English, earlier accomplice 1350–1400
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged complete, fulfill;
      execute, effect. See  do 1.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
accomplish /əˈkɒmplɪʃ əˈkʌm-/ vb (transitive)
  1. to manage to do; achieve
  2. to conclude successfully; complete
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French acomplir to complete, ultimately from Latin complēre to fill up. See complete
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