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Accomplish [ME accomplisshen, fr. MF accompliss-, stem of accomplir, fr. [assumed] VL accomplée, fr. L ad- + cmplére to fill up -more at Complete] [14c] 1: to bring about [a result] by effort [have much to __ today] [regretted that he had never __ed a marriage for her -Francis Hackett] 2: to bring to completion: Fulfill [we can __ the job in an hour] 3: to succeed in reaching [a stage in a progression] [would starve before __ing half the distance -W.H. Hudson 1922] 4 archaic a: to equip thoroughly b: Perfect syn see Perform
Accomplishment n [15c] 1: the act of accomplishing: Completion 2: something that has been accomplished: Achievement 3a: a quality or ability equipping one for society b: a special skill or ability acquired by training or practice
[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]
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