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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. put in effect;
- Example: "carry out a task"
- Example: "execute the decision of the people"
- Example: "He actioned the operation"
[syn: carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil]

2. to gain with effort;
- Example: "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
[syn: achieve, accomplish, attain, reach]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] That He would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem. --Dan. ix. 2. [1913 Webster] He had accomplished half a league or more. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 2. To bring to an issue of full success; to effect; to perform; to execute fully; to fulfill; as, to accomplish a design, an object, a promise. [1913 Webster] This that is written must yet be accomplished in me. --Luke xxii. 37. [1913 Webster] 3. To equip or furnish thoroughly; hence, to complete in acquirements; to render accomplished; to polish. [1913 Webster] The armorers accomplishing the knights. --Shak. [1913 Webster] It [the moon] is fully accomplished for all those ends to which Providence did appoint it. --Wilkins. [1913 Webster] These qualities . . . go to accomplish a perfect woman. --Cowden Clarke. [1913 Webster] 4. To gain; to obtain. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: To do; perform; fulfill; realize; effect; effectuate; complete; consummate; execute; achieve; perfect; equip; furnish. Usage: To Accomplish, Effect, Execute, Achieve, Perform. These words agree in the general idea of carrying out to some end proposed. To accomplish (to fill up to the measure of the intention) generally implies perseverance and skill; as, to accomplish a plan proposed by one's self, an object, a design, an undertaking. "Thou shalt accomplish my desire." --1 Kings v. 9. [1913 Webster] He . . . expressed his desire to see a union accomplished between England and Scotland. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] To effect (to work out) is much like accomplish. It usually implies some degree of difficulty contended with; as, he effected or accomplished what he intended, his purpose, but little. "What he decreed, he effected." --Milton. [1913 Webster] To work in close design by fraud or guile What force effected not. --Milton. [1913 Webster] To execute (to follow out to the end, to carry out, or into effect) implies a set mode of operation; as, to execute the laws or the orders of another; to execute a work, a purpose, design, plan, project. To perform is much like to do, though less generally applied. It conveys a notion of protracted and methodical effort; as, to perform a mission, a part, a task, a work. "Thou canst best perform that office." --Milton. [1913 Webster] The Saints, like stars, around his seat Perform their courses still. --Keble. [1913 Webster] To achieve (to come to the end or arrive at one's purpose) usually implies some enterprise or undertaking of importance, difficulty, and excellence. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

accomplish v 1: put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation" [syn: carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil] 2: to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks" [syn: achieve, accomplish, attain, reach]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

122 Moby Thesaurus words for "accomplish": achieve, act, approach, arrive, arrive at, arrive in, attain, attain to, be productive, be received, blow in, bob up, bring about, bring into being, bring off, bring through, bring to completion, bring to fruition, bring to pass, carry off, carry out, carry through, cause, check in, clock in, come, come in, come to, come to hand, commit, compass, complete, conclude, conduct, consummate, cope with, crown with success, cut, deal with, discharge, dispatch, dispose of, do, do the job, do the trick, do to, effect, effectuate, eke out, enact, end, engineer, execute, fetch, fetch up at, fill in, fill out, find, finish, fulfill, gain, get by, get in, get there, get to, go and do, hack, handle, hit, hit town, industrialize, inflict, knock off, make, make good, make it, make up, manage, mass-produce, mature, overproduce, pay, perform, perpetrate, piece out, polish off, pop up, produce, pull in, pull off, punch in, put across, put away, put over, put through, reach, realize, refill, render, replenish, ring in, roll in, round out, score, show up, sign in, succeed, swing, take and do, take care of, time in, top off, transact, turn the trick, turn up, up and do, volume-produce, win, wind up, work, work out, wreak