accomplish


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ac·com·plish

 (ə-kŏm′plĭsh)
tr.v. ac·com·plished, ac·com·plish·ing, ac·com·plish·es
To succeed in doing (a task, for example); carry out or complete. See Synonyms at perform.

[Middle English accomplisshen, from Old French acomplir, acompliss-, to complete : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + complir, to complete (from Latin complēre, to fill out; see complete).]

ac·com′plish·a·ble adj.
ac·com′plish·er n.

accomplish

(əˈkɒmplɪʃ; əˈkʌm-)
vb (tr)
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]
acˈcomplishable adj
acˈcomplisher n

ac•com•plish

(əˈkɒm plɪʃ)

v.t.
1. to bring to a goal or successful conclusion; carry out; finish: to accomplish one's mission.
2. to complete (a distance or period of time).
[1350–1400; Middle English, earlier accomplice < Middle French accompliss-, s. of acomplir=a- ac- + complir « Latin complēre to fill; see complete, -ish2]
ac•com′plish•a•ble, adj.
ac•com′plish•er, n.

accomplish


Past participle: accomplished
Gerund: accomplishing

Imperative
accomplish
accomplish
Present
I accomplish
you accomplish
he/she/it accomplishes
we accomplish
you accomplish
they accomplish
Preterite
I accomplished
you accomplished
he/she/it accomplished
we accomplished
you accomplished
they accomplished
Present Continuous
I am accomplishing
you are accomplishing
he/she/it is accomplishing
we are accomplishing
you are accomplishing
they are accomplishing
Present Perfect
I have accomplished
you have accomplished
he/she/it has accomplished
we have accomplished
you have accomplished
they have accomplished
Past Continuous
I was accomplishing
you were accomplishing
he/she/it was accomplishing
we were accomplishing
you were accomplishing
they were accomplishing
Past Perfect
I had accomplished
you had accomplished
he/she/it had accomplished
we had accomplished
you had accomplished
they had accomplished
Future
I will accomplish
you will accomplish
he/she/it will accomplish
we will accomplish
you will accomplish
they will accomplish
Future Perfect
I will have accomplished
you will have accomplished
he/she/it will have accomplished
we will have accomplished
you will have accomplished
they will have accomplished
Future Continuous
I will be accomplishing
you will be accomplishing
he/she/it will be accomplishing
we will be accomplishing
you will be accomplishing
they will be accomplishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been accomplishing
you have been accomplishing
he/she/it has been accomplishing
we have been accomplishing
you have been accomplishing
they have been accomplishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been accomplishing
you will have been accomplishing
he/she/it will have been accomplishing
we will have been accomplishing
you will have been accomplishing
they will have been accomplishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been accomplishing
you had been accomplishing
he/she/it had been accomplishing
we had been accomplishing
you had been accomplishing
they had been accomplishing
Conditional
I would accomplish
you would accomplish
he/she/it would accomplish
we would accomplish
you would accomplish
they would accomplish
Past Conditional
I would have accomplished
you would have accomplished
he/she/it would have accomplished
we would have accomplished
you would have accomplished
they would have accomplished
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.accomplish - put in effectaccomplish - put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"
complete, finish - come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"
follow out, follow up, put through, carry out, follow through, implement, go through - pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"
get over - to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end; "Let's get this job over with"; "It's a question of getting over an unpleasant task"
run - carry out; "run an errand"
consummate - make perfect; bring to perfection
consummate - fulfill sexually; "consummate a marriage"
effect, effectuate, set up - produce; "The scientists set up a shock wave"
do, perform - get (something) done; "I did my job"
discharge, dispatch, complete - complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"
2.accomplish - to gain with effortaccomplish - to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
score - get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance; "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200"
get to, progress to, reach, make - reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade"
bring home the bacon, deliver the goods, succeed, win, come through - attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
begin - achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative; "This economic measure doesn't even begin to deal with the problem of inflation"; "You cannot even begin to understand the problem we had to deal with during the war"
come to, strike - attain; "The horse finally struck a pace"
culminate - reach the highest or most decisive point
compass - bring about; accomplish; "This writer attempts more than his talents can compass"
average - achieve or reach on average; "He averaged a C"
finagle, wangle, manage - achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

accomplish

verb realize, produce, effect, finish, complete, manage, achieve, perform, carry out, conclude, fulfil, execute, bring about, attain, consummate, bring off (informal), do, effectuate If we all work together, I think we can accomplish our goal.
fail, give up, fall short, forsake

accomplish

verb
To succeed in doing:
Slang: score.
Translations
يُنْجِز
dokončitvykonat
fuldendefuldføreopnåudrette
aikaanpäätökseensaadasaattaasaavuttaa
bevégez
framkvæma, inna af hendi
aukštõs klasėsįvykdymasįvykdytipadarytipuikus
paveikt
dokonaćdokonywać
izpeljatiuresničiti

accomplish

[əˈkʌmplɪʃ] VT
1. (= achieve) → efectuar, lograr; [+ task, mission] → llevar a cabo; [+ purpose, one's design] → realizar
2. (= finish) → terminar, concluir

accomplish

[əˈkʌmplɪʃ əˈkɒmplɪʃ] vt [+ goal] → atteindre, réaliser; [+ task] → accomplir

accomplish

vtschaffen; he accomplished a great deal in his short careerer hat in der kurzen Zeit seines Wirkens Großes geleistet; that didn’t accomplish anythingdamit war nichts erreicht

accomplish

[əˈkʌmplɪʃ] vt (task, mission) → compiere, portare a termine; (one's design) → realizzare; (purpose) → ottenere

accomplish

(əˈkampliʃ) , ((American) -ˈkom-) verb
to complete (something) successfully. Have you accomplished your task?
acˈcomplished adjective
skilled. an accomplished singer.
acˈcomplishment noun
1. completion.
2. a special skill. She has many different accomplishments.

accomplish

v. acabar, realizar, lograr, cumplir, finalizar.
References in classic literature ?
Kutuzov never talked of "forty centuries looking down from the Pyramids," of the sacrifices he offered for the fatherland, or of what he intended to accomplish or had accomplished; in general he said nothing about himself, adopted no prose, always appeared to be the simplest and most ordinary of men, and said the simplest and most ordinary things.
And while you were on your journey I have thought of a way to accomplish your desire.
If you will only promise to try and free me I will stand by you, and will accomplish for you all the tasks which my mother sets you.
As it was now near sunset we determined to pass the night where we were, and on the morrow, refreshed by sleep, and by eating at one meal all our stock of food, to accomplish a descent into the valley, or perish in the attempt.
He was "It" less frequently than any of us, and in the course of the game he discovered one difficult "slip" that neither Lop-Ear nor I was able to accomplish.
The rush for the "sole paper which had the news," was something beyond even the prodigious ; and, in fact, if (as some assert) the "Victoria" did not absolutely accomplish the voyage recorded, it will be difficult to assign a reason why she should not have accomplished it.
This sudden kindness at your hands will only make me more watchful, lest under these unexpected favors to myself, you have some private ends to accomplish for your own benefit, and for my master's injury.
It only shows what a little energy and common-sense will accomplish.
He had plenty of time to accomplish this task, for Mombi had gone to a village -- to buy groceries, she said -- and it was a journey of at least two days.
There remained yet six hours in which to accomplish that distance.
Hers had been accomplished; it remains, possibly, for us to accomplish ours.
But of all persons who are most likely to entertain designs against the person of a tyrant, those are chiefly to be feared and guarded against who regard as nothing the loss of their own lives, so that they can but accomplish their purpose: be very careful therefore of those who either think themselves affronted, or those who are dear to them; for those who are excited by anger to revenge regard as nothing their own persons: for, as Heraclitus says, it is dangerous to fight with an angry man who will purchase with his life the thing he aims at.