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Accomplish, 1) to make complete, to furnish with what is wanting: “--ed with that we lack,” Merch. III, 4, 61. “--ed with the number of thy hours,” R2 II, 1, 177 (of thy age). “the armourers --ing the knights,” H5 IV Chor. H5 IV Chor. well --ed, quite == accomplished, in the modern sense, Gent. IV, 3, 13. --ed, absol. == perfect: Compl. 116. Tw. III, 1, 95. Cymb. I, 4, 101. Cymb. I, 4, 101
2) to perform, to fulfil: with honourable action, such as he hath observed in noble ladies unto their lords, by them --ed, Shr. Ind. I, 112. “which holy undertaking she --ed,” Alls IV, 3, 60. “all the number of his fair demands shall be --ed,” R2 III, 3, 124. “to a. his projects,” Cor. V, 6, 34. “the vision is --ed,” Cymb. V, 5, 470.
3) to gain, to obtain (cf. Achieve): “to a. twenty golden crowns,” H6C III, 2, 152. “what you cannot as you would achieve, you must perforce a. as you may,” Tit. II, 1, 107.
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