Meaning of ACCOMPLISH in English
ac ‧ com ‧ plish /əˈkʌmplɪʃ $ əˈkɑːm-, əˈkʌm-/ BrE AmE verb [transitive]
[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Old French ; Origin: acomplir , from Vulgar Latin accomplere , from Latin ad- 'to' + complere ( ⇨ ↑ complete 1 ) ]
to succeed in doing something, especially after trying very hard SYN achieve :
We have accomplished all we set out to do.
Mission accomplished (=we have done what we intended to do) .
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■ succeed in doing something
▪ succeed verb [intransitive] to do something you tried or wanted to do:
Will they succeed in winning the election?
He wanted to make her jealous, and he succeeded.
▪ manage verb [intransitive] to succeed in doing something difficult, after trying hard. Manage to do something is very commonly used instead of succeed in doing something in everyday English:
He finally managed to find an apartment near his office.
Don’t worry – I’m sure we’ll manage somehow.
▪ achieve verb [transitive] to succeed in doing something good or important:
She’s achieved a lot in the short time she’s been with the company.
If we are to achieve our goals, we have to plan properly.
▪ accomplish verb [transitive] formal to achieve something:
The government accomplished its objective of reducing violent crime.
What do you hope to accomplish this year?
▪ make it to be successful in your career, or to succeed in reaching a place or part of a competition:
Only a few people make it to the top and become professional singers.
We finally made it to Chicago.
Which two teams will make it to the final?
▪ pull off phrasal verb to succeed in doing something, especially when you could easily have not succeeded. Pull off sounds rather informal:
Italy pulled off a great victory over Germany.
I’d never performed on my own before, and wasn’t sure if I could pull it off.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012