Accomplished Ac*com"plished, a. 1. Completed; effected; established; as, an accomplished fact. [1913 Webster]

2. Complete in acquirements as the result usually of training; -- commonly in a good sense; as, an accomplished scholar, an accomplished villain. [1913 Webster]

They . . . show themselves accomplished bees. --Holland. [1913 Webster]

Daughter of God and man, accomplished Eve. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • accomplished — accomplished; un·accomplished; …   English syllables

  • accomplished — [ə käm′plisht, ə kum′plisht] adj. 1. done; done successfully; completed 2. skilled; proficient [an accomplished pianist] 3. having social poise; polished …   English World dictionary

  • accomplished — index capable, cognizant, competent, complete (ended), deft, expert, facile, familiar ( …   Law dictionary

  • accomplished — (adj.) late 15c., perfect as a result of training, pp. adjective from ACCOMPLISH (Cf. accomplish) (q.v.). Meaning completed is from 1570s …   Etymology dictionary

  • accomplished — finished, *consummate Analogous words: *proficient, skillful, skilled, adept, expert, masterly: *versatile, many sided, all around …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • accomplished — [adj] skilled in activity able, adept, brainy, consummate, cool*, cultivated, expert, gifted, hep*, hip*, masterly, polished, practiced, proficient, savvy, sharp, skillful, talented, wised up*, with it*; concepts 326,528 Ant. inept, inexpert,… …   New thesaurus

  • accomplished — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ highly trained or skilled …   English terms dictionary

  • Accomplished — Accomplish Ac*com plish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accomplished}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Accomplishing}.] [OE. acomplissen, OF. accomplir, F. accomplir; L. ad + complere to fill up, complete. See {Complete}, {Finish}.] 1. To complete, as time or distance.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accomplished — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ highly, very ▪ technically ▪ a t …   Collocations dictionary

  • accomplished — ac|com|plished [əˈkʌmplıʃt US əˈka:m , əˈkʌm ] adj 1.) an accomplished writer, painter, singer etc is very skilful highly/very accomplished ▪ a highly accomplished designer 2.) an accomplished fact BrE something that is known to be true and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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