What does accomplish mean?

Definitions for accomplishəˈkɒm plɪʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word accomplish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil(verb)

    put in effect

    "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"

  2. achieve, accomplish, attain, reach(verb)

    to gain with effort

    "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"

Wiktionary

  1. accomplish(Verb)

    To finish successfully.

  2. accomplish(Verb)

    To complete, as time or distance.

  3. accomplish(Verb)

    To bring to an issue of full success; to effect; to perform; to execute fully; to fulfill; as, to accomplish a design, an object, a promise.

  4. accomplish(Verb)

    To equip or furnish thoroughly; hence, to complete in acquirements; to render accomplished; to polish.

  5. accomplish(Verb)

    To gain; to obtain. - Shakespeare

  6. Origin: * First attested in the late 14th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accomplish(verb)

    to complete, as time or distance

  2. Accomplish(verb)

    to bring to an issue of full success; to effect; to perform; to execute fully; to fulfill; as, to accomplish a design, an object, a promise

  3. Accomplish(verb)

    to equip or furnish thoroughly; hence, to complete in acquirements; to render accomplished; to polish

  4. Accomplish(verb)

    to gain; to obtain

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Accomplish

    ak-kom′plish, v.t. to complete: to bring about: to effect: to fulfil: to equip.—adjs. Accom′plishable, that may be accomplished; Accom′plished, complete in acquirements, especially graceful acquirements: polished.—n. Accom′plishment, completion: ornamental acquirement. [Fr. acomplir—L. ad, to, complēre, to fill up. See Complete.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accomplish in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accomplish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Helen Keller:

    I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

  2. John Boehner:

    I've got grave concerns that ... the plan he's put in place is not going to accomplish the goal of defeating and destroying ISIL.

  3. Helen Keller:

    I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty and joy to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    You shouldn't for any reason begin anything that you can't accomplish. But, until you're determined you will hardly accomplish whatever you intend to begin.

  5. Lee Iacocca:

    I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.

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