Definition of accomplished
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 : established beyond doubt or dispute an accomplished fact
Examples of accomplished in a Sentence
She has the confidence of an accomplished athlete.
He is one of the school's most accomplished graduates.
Recent Examples of accomplished from the Web
Lee was a devout Christian, and historians regard him as an accomplished tactician.
In addition to being a hero, Fletcher is an accomplished poet.
CBS Baltimore has also learned Kottke is an accomplished officer.
Sneed had been an accomplished athlete, Rachel Sneed said.
Mr. Deford (pronounced de-FORD) began his career at Sports Illustrated in 1962 and soon emerged as the most accomplished stylist on sportswriting’s brightest stage.
Part of the store is a kind of gallery for Kirsammer, an accomplished sculptor (and owner of Chicago Comics).
His father, the late Lucinei Nogueira, was an accomplished tie-down roper.
Those uplifting elements should help steer this accomplished small-scale debut from festival slots onto specialized distribution radars.
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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
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
Definition of accomplished for Students
: skilled through practice or training : expert an accomplished dancer
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