Adjective "accomplish" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


Achieve or complete successfully.
  1. 'We all know that we have a great team this year, and we are on the verge of accomplishing something very special.'
  2. 'The question suggests a blindness to the fact that sportswomen around the world are accomplishing remarkable feats.'
  3. 'In the end, he accomplishes his mission, at the cost of shattering his own health and psyche.'
  4. 'In the past, large crews on our ships were the keystones to accomplishing their missions.'
  5. 'I should have gotten an award for accomplishing such impossible tasks in such a short period of time.'
  6. 'I have been feeling pretty tired this week, but have managed to accomplish a lot of stuff.'
  7. 'There are two main components to accomplishing any task: knowing what to do, and being motivated to do it.'
  8. 'They did not agree, however, on the most effective means for accomplishing this.'
  9. 'So you have an institution that is accomplishing the opposite of what's intended.'
  10. 'She accomplishes the tour de force of making us forget in what language this play is supposed to be, for she transcends locality.'

More definitions

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.

More examples(as adjective)

"people/places/organizations can be accomplish."


Late Middle English: from Old French acompliss-, lengthened stem of acomplir, based on Latin ad- ‘to’ + complere ‘to complete’.