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).]
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