AskDefine | Define accomplished

Dictionary Definition

accomplished adj
1 highly skilled; "an accomplished pianist"; "a complete musician" [syn: complete]
2 successfully completed or brought to an end; "his mission accomplished he took a vacation"; "the completed project"; "the joy of a realized ambition overcame him" [syn: completed, realized, realised]
3 settled securely and unconditionally; "that smoking causes health problems is an accomplished fact" [syn: effected, established]

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English

Etymology

accomplish + -ed

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. Completed; effected; established; as, an accomplished fact
  2. Complete in acquirements as the result usually of training; -- commonly in a good sense; as, an accomplished scholar, an accomplished villain
    Quotations
    • They . . . show themselves accomplished bees. - Holland
    • Daughter of God and man, accomplished Eve. - Milton

Translations

Verb

accomplished
  1. past of accomplish
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