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 Dictionary entry overview: What does accomplish mean? 

  The verb ACCOMPLISH has 2 senses:

1. put in effect
2. to gain with effort

  Familiarity information: ACCOMPLISH used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1accomplish [BACK TO TOP]


Put in effect

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing


accomplish; fulfill; fulfil; carry through; carry out; action; execute

Context examples:

carry out a task / execute the decision of the people / He actioned the operation

Hypernyms (to "accomplish" is one way to...):

complete; finish (come or bring to a finish or an end)

effect; effectuate; set up (produce)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "accomplish"):

get over (to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end)

run (carry out)

consummate (make perfect; bring to perfection)

consummate (fulfill sexually)

do; perform (get (something) done)

complete; discharge; dispatch (complete or carry out)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sense 2accomplish [BACK TO TOP]


To gain with effort

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events


achieve; attain; accomplish; reach

Context example:

she achieved her goal despite setbacks

Hypernyms (to "accomplish" is one way to...):

bring home the bacon; come through; deliver the goods; succeed; win (attain success or reach a desired goal)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "accomplish"):

average (achieve or reach on average)

compass (bring about; accomplish)

culminate (reach the highest or most decisive point)

come to; strike (attain)

begin (achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative)

get to; make; progress to; reach (reach a goal, e.g.,)

score (get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance)

finagle; manage; wangle (achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

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