Accomplished



completed; done; effected:
an accomplished fact.
highly skilled; expert:
an accomplished pianist.
having all the social graces, manners, and other attainments of polite society.
to bring to its goal or conclusion; carry out; perform; finish:
to accomplish one’s mission.
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.
Archaic. to provide polish to; perfect.
Contemporary Examples

Meade is an accomplished showjumper and is also friends with Zara Philips.
Prince Harry’s Swastika Party Pal: “My Phone was Hacked Too.” Tom Sykes April 23, 2013

In the end, “we accomplished what we set out to do,” he says.
The Texas Drought Seen Firsthand from the Eyes of Ranchers Malcolm Jones August 8, 2012

And this moniker, despite the fact that she is an accomplished law professor, defines her public persona.
Hounded by Harassment Lauren Ashburn November 3, 2011

Romney won older voters because he appeared more competent and accomplished than Obama.
16 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Will Win 2016 Myra Adams August 2, 2013

Perhaps this is part of why they have become so accomplished at a certain kind of disability accommodation.
Disney World Means Everything to a Special Needs Mom Elizabeth Picciuto July 16, 2014

Historical Examples

If it has not accomplished all that was expected, the reasons are well known to the army.
Three Years in the Federal Cavalry Willard Glazier

He had accomplished the task which he had set himself in his youth.
Ancient Man Hendrik Willem van Loon

For television was long since an accomplished, everyday fact.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 Various

You ask me how I would have you show your thankfulness for what I have accomplished for you.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 Various

From the scientific standpoint, the act of hypnotism had been accomplished.
The Third Degree Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow

adjective
successfully completed; achieved
expert; proficient
verb (transitive)
to manage to do; achieve
to conclude successfully; complete
adj.

late 15c., “perfect as a result of training,” past participle adjective from accomplish (q.v.). Meaning “completed” is from 1570s.
v.

late 14c., from Old French acompliss-, present participle stem of acomplir “to fulfill, fill up, complete” (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *accomplere, from Latin ad- “to” (see ad-) + complere “fill up” (see complete (adj.)). Related: Accomplished; accomplishing.

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