What does achievement mean?

Definitions for achievementəˈtʃiv mənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word achievement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accomplishment, achievement(noun)

    the action of accomplishing something

Wiktionary

  1. achievement(Noun)

    The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his/her object.

  2. achievement(Noun)

    A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.

  3. achievement(Noun)

    An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment. - Cussans

  4. achievement(Noun)

    An award for completing a particular task or meeting an objective.

    Finishing the game does not give you a 100% score until you have unlocked all of the achievements.

  5. Origin: achevement, from the verb achever, achiever. Compare Modern achèvement, English hatchment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Achievement(noun)

    the act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object

  2. Achievement(noun)

    a great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat

  3. Achievement(noun)

    an escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. achvement, E. Hatchment.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Achievement

    Success in bringing an effort to the desired end; the degree or level of success attained in some specified area (esp. scholastic) or in general.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'achievement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3149

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'achievement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4795

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'achievement' in Nouns Frequency: #988

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of achievement in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of achievement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sana Jamaani:

    It's an achievement, everyone looks for an achievement in life, and one of them was crossing this line, especially in the Palestine Marathon.

  2. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    The salary of the chief executive of the large corporations is not an award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm gesture by the individual to himself.

  3. Scott Kelly:

    It's great to be back in Texas, on U.S soil ... on planet Earth, this is not my achievement. It's NASA's achievement and it's our country's achievement. ... There's no greater privilege than serving your country however and wherever you might do it.

  4. Mark Kelly:

    It's great to be back in Texas, on U.S. soil ... on planet Earth, this is not my achievement. It's NASA's achievement and it's our country's achievement. ... There's no greater privilege than serving your country however and wherever you might do it.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Genuine success should be celebrated. Oh! yes, but never be carried away by it (your own achievement). Because, once you are carried away by it (your own achievement), failure is inevitable. Besides that, being carried away by one's own success makes one to lose focus. ~Emeasoba George

Images & Illustrations of achievement

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Translations for achievement

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • إنجازArabic
  • ҡаҙанышBashkir
  • дасягне́ннеBelarusian
  • изпълнение, подвиг, постижениеBulgarian
  • úspěchCzech
  • præstation, resultat, udførelse, bedriftDanish
  • Errungenschaft, VollendungGerman
  • κατόρθωμαGreek
  • logroSpanish
  • vaakunakilpi, saavutusFinnish
  • succès, haut fait, accomplissement, réalisationFrench
  • ard-obbyr, ard-nheeManx
  • successo, conseguimento, vittoria, risultato, rendimento, gesta, conquista, impresa, prestazione, stemma, blasone, realizzazioneItalian
  • 成果, 業績, 成績, 到達, 達成Japanese
  • 성과, 업적, 달성Korean
  • consecutionemLatin
  • tutukitangaMāori
  • подвиг, достигнување, успех, дело, постигнувањеMacedonian
  • prestatie, verwezenlijkingDutch
  • oppnåelseNorwegian
  • osiągnięcie, dokonaniePolish
  • realização, feitoPortuguese
  • подвиг, свершение, успех, выполнение, достижение, исполнение, достиRussian
  • 成就Chinese

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