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accomplish

ac·com·plish

accomplish

 
 
pronunciation:
kam plihsh
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: accomplished, accomplishes, accomplishing
definition 1: to succeed in doing or finishing, esp. something that requires effort.
We have two more tasks to accomplish before we're done.
synonyms:
achieve, carry out, do
similar words:
attain, complete, conclude, crown, discharge, dispatch, execute, finish, fulfill, hack, perform
definition 2: to successfully reach or proceed through.
This school is dedicated to helping adult students accomplish their goals.
synonyms:
achieve, attain, reach
definition 3: to bring about; bring into existence.
These changes cannot be accomplished in so little time.The boss expects us to accomplish certain results.
synonyms:
effect
Word Parts
The word accomplish contains the following parts:
ac- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix ac- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before Latin roots beginning with hard or soft "c" or "q." See ad-.
compl Latin root that means to fill up, fulfill