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ac·com·plish

accomplish

 
 
pronunciation:
kam plihsh
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part of speech: verb
inflections: accomplishes, accomplishing, accomplished
definition 1: to do or complete; carry out; achieve.
We accomplished a lot by working together.
synonyms:
achieve, carry out, do
similar words:
attain, complete, conclude, discharge, execute, finish, fulfill, hack, perform
definition 2: to successfully reach or get through.
He accomplished his goal.
synonyms:
achieve, attain, reach
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The word accomplish contains the following parts:
ac- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix ac- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before Latin roots beginning with hard or soft "c" or "q." See ad-.
com- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix com- attaches to Latin bases beginning with m, p, or b. It has multiple forms, as the 'm' sound in com- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms col-, con-, cor-, and co-. Note: com- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "commemorate " and "command ."
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ple, plen, plet Latin root that means fill up, fulfill