accomplish


accomplish
01. If you work hard, I'm sure you will [accomplish] your goal.
02. Getting accepted into medical school was an [accomplishment] in itself. Now, though, the hard work really starts.
03. My sister is an [accomplished] piano player who has performed in concerts all over the country.
04. He sure didn't [accomplish] much in the year he worked here.
05. I can't [accomplish] much if you guys keep disturbing me.
06. Running the four-minute mile was an astounding athletic [accomplishment] when first done by Roger Bannister.
07. If we work as a team, I'm confident we will [accomplish] our goal.
08. The ancient Greeks are believed to have been [accomplished] sailors, with an economy which depended to some degree on maritime trade.
09. There is an African proverb which states that whatever [accomplishment] you boast of in the world, there is someone better than you.
10. Hale B. Heywood once said that sweat is the perfume of [accomplishment].
11. Edward Everett Hale once remarked that if you have [accomplished] all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough.
12. Tennis star Chris Evert once said that if you can react the same way to winning and losing, that's a big [accomplishment]. That quality is important because it stays with you the rest of your life.
13. There are many things I would like to [accomplish] this summer while I'm off work.
14. Pigs have been taught to [accomplish] almost anything a dog can do, and usually in a shorter period of time.
15. I didn't [accomplish] much at work today because I had a terrible headache.
16. They [accomplished] the task in half the time expected.
17. Someone once joked that some fellows dream of worthy [accomplishments], while others stay awake, and do them.
18. Muhammad Ali once remarked that he who is not courageous enough to take risks will [accomplish] nothing in life.
19. Earl Warren once remarked, "I always turn to the sports page first, which records people's [accomplishments]. The front page has nothing but man's failures."
20. In the fifteenth century, personal fulfillment through learning, public service and [accomplishment] motivated the individual lives and social contacts of the people of Europe.

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  • Accomplish — Ac*com plish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accomplished}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Accomplishing}.] [OE. acomplissen, OF. accomplir, F. accomplir; L. ad + complere to fill up, complete. See {Complete}, {Finish}.] 1. To complete, as time or distance. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accomplish — I verb achieve, attain, bring about, complete, consummate, discharge, dispatch, effect, enact, execute, finish, fulfill, realize, succeed II index attain, avail (bring about), carry (succeed) …   Law dictionary

  • accomplish — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. acompliss , prp. stem of acomplir to fulfill, fill up, complete (12c.), from V.L. *accomplere, from L. ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + complere fill up (see COMPLETE (Cf. complete)). Related: ACCOMPLISHED ( …   Etymology dictionary

  • accomplish — achieve, effect, fulfill, discharge, execute, *perform Analogous words: complete, finish, conclude (see CLOSE): consummate (see corresponding adjective at CONSUMMATE): implement, *enforce Antonyms: undo Contrasted words: thwart, *frustrate, foil …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • accomplish — [v] succeed in doing achieve, arrive, attain, bring about, bring off, carry out, conclude, consummate, do, do a bang up job*, do justice*, do one proud*, do the trick*, effect, finish, fulfill, gain, get someplace*, get there*, hit*, make hay*,… …   New thesaurus

  • accomplish — ► VERB ▪ achieve or complete successfully. ORIGIN Old French acomplir, from Latin complere to complete …   English terms dictionary

  • accomplish — [ə käm′plish; ] also [, əkum′plish] vt. [ME accomplisshen < OFr acompliss , extended stem of acomplir < VL * adcomplere < L ad , intens. + complere: see COMPLETE] 1. to do; succeed in doing; complete (a task, time, or distance) 2. to… …   English World dictionary

  • accomplish — /əˈkʌmplɪʃ / (say uh kumplish), / ˈkɒm / (say kom ) verb (t) 1. to bring to pass; carry out; perform: to accomplish one s mission. 2. to bring to a successful finish: to accomplish the work. 3. Archaic to complete: to accomplish four score years… …   Australian English dictionary

  • accomplish */ — UK [əˈkʌmplɪʃ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms accomplish : present tense I/you/we/they accomplish he/she/it accomplishes present participle accomplishing past tense accomplished past participle accomplished to succeed in doing something,… …   English dictionary

  • accomplish — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English accomplisshen, from Anglo French accompliss , stem of accomplir, from Vulgar Latin *accomplēre, from Latin ad + complēre to fill up more at complete Date: 14th century 1. to bring about (a result) by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary