accomplished

adjective ac·com·plished

Definition of accomplished

  1. 1a :  proficient as the result of practice or training an accomplished dancer; also :  skillfully done or produced an accomplished filmb :  having many social accomplishments

  2. 2 :  established beyond doubt or dispute an accomplished fact

Examples of accomplished in a Sentence

  1. She has the confidence of an accomplished athlete.

  2. He is one of the school's most accomplished graduates.

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Origin and Etymology of accomplished

Middle English accomplysshed “fulfilled, highly educated or skilled,” from past participle of accomplysshen “to accomplish


First Known Use: 15th century


ACCOMPLISHED Defined for English Language Learners

accomplished

adjective

Definition of accomplished for English Language Learners

  • : very skillful : having or showing the skill of an expert

  • : very successful : having done or achieved many good or important things


ACCOMPLISHED Defined for Kids

accomplished

adjective ac·com·plished \ə-ˈkäm-plisht\

Definition of accomplished for Students

  1. :  skilled through practice or training :  expert an accomplished dancer



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