complir (c.1136-37)

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complir (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 2/ii,981a complere; Gdf: 2,209c complir; GdfC: ; TL: 2,632 complir; DEAF:  complir; DMF:  complir; TLF: ; OED:  comple v. / complis v.; MED:  complishen v.; DMLBS: 408a complere ]
compler,  complier;  cumplir,  p.p.pl. cumpluz  

v.a.

1to fold together
( MS: s.xiii )  complicet: complier  ii 92
2to accomplish
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiiex )  Sicum la prise urent cumpluz La gent engleis par lur vertuz, Les Yrreis s’en vont desconfiz  760
( 1303-04 )  a fere e a complir  406
( 1308 )  totes autres choses faire & complir  i 59
to complete, finish
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  Issi finist la geste, ke bien est complie, de B. de H.  3847
( s.xiii1; MS: a.1254 )  Ainz ke.l temple fust compli Si fust David enseveli  298
( 1427 )  si l’eir q’est en gard son seignior avaunt q’il eit complé age de xiiij anz soy marie  App VIII 701
to fulfil
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Avez veu cum est cumplie La prophecie?  4982
to carry out
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiim )  ces travailz complir e achever  194
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  tut soit qe tieux peccheours ne complient lur porpos  28
lawto carry out, execute
( 1312 )  Vous avez conu qe l’issu fut seisi et issi le doune comply en sa persone  Ed II xi 176
( 1415 )  pur cest mon testament bien et loialment compler je face et ordeine […]  ii 18

p.p._as_a.

1complete
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Ainc ne passa un meis compli (vars. acompliz (R)MS: s.xiv1), Andui li rei furent feni  4747
( 1310-11 )  aprés le terme compli  Ed II vi 133
complir a
to comply with
( 1327-45 )  Et sur ceo [...] voillés [...] de eux comaunder de obeier e compler a le maundement de vostre dit patent au payne de lour legeaunce e de tout qe ils porrount perdere  SC 8/230/114466
accomplir 
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