What does Achievement mean?

Definitions for Achievement
əˈtʃiv məntachieve·ment

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accomplishment, achievementnoun

    the action of accomplishing something

Wiktionary

  1. achievementnoun

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

  2. achievementnoun

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

  3. achievementnoun

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

  4. achievementnoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. An Achievementnoun

    Etymology: achevement, Fr.

    From every coast that heaven walks about,
    Have thither come the noble martial crew,
    That famous hard achievements still pursue. Fairy Queen, b. i.

    Then shall the war, and stern debate, and strife
    Immortal, be the bus’ness of my life;
    And in thy fane, the dusty spoils among,
    High on the burnish’d roof, my banner shall be hung;
    Rank’d with my champions bucklers, and below
    With arms revers’d, th’ achievements of the foe. John Dryden, Fab.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Achievementnoun

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

  2. Achievementnoun

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

  3. Achievementnoun

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

  4. Etymology: [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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. achievement

    A signal exploit; escutcheon; armorial bearings granted for achievement.

Editors Contribution

  1. achievement

    To achieve a specific task, goal, plan or project.

    They have notable achievements between them and look forward to their wedding day.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  

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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

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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

Examples of Achievement in a Sentence

  1. Former Unilever executive Lewis:

    If we were to achieve that (consensus) and make all the investments we want to make, that is a significant achievement.

  2. Health Minister Greg Hunt:

    That's an achievement to which all Australians have contributed.

  3. The Senate:

    We shouldn't let this opportunity for a significant bipartisan achievement slip past us, if we can continue working together in a spirit of trust and if we simply vote the same we just did a couple of weeks ago, we won't.

  4. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    I don't confuse greatness with perfection. To be great anyhow isthe higher achievement.

  5. Clive Cussler:

    The mystery, of course, the intrigue and the history. I'm a history nut. I never say anything, but I got a Ph.D. in maritime history, but it's the challenge, I think. Because if you are successful, it's a great feeling of achievement. In my case, if it's lost, I'll look for it.

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  • إنجازArabic
  • ҡаҙанышBashkir
  • дасягне́ннеBelarusian
  • постижение, подвиг, изпълнениеBulgarian
  • úspěchCzech
  • resultat, udførelse, bedrift, præstationDanish
  • Vollendung, ErrungenschaftGerman
  • κατόρθωμαGreek
  • logroSpanish
  • دستاوردPersian
  • saavutus, vaakunakilpiFinnish
  • haut fait, succès, accomplissement, réalisationFrench
  • ard-nhee, ard-obbyrManx
  • उपलब्धिHindi
  • prestazione, stemma, blasone, realizzazione, conquista, impresa, successo, vittoria, risultato, rendimento, conseguimento, gestaItalian
  • 業績, 到達, 成績, 達成, 成果Japanese
  • ಸಾಧನೆKannada
  • 업적, 성과, 달성Korean
  • consecutionemLatin
  • tutukitangaMāori
  • постигнување, дело, достигнување, успех, подвигMacedonian
  • verwezenlijking, prestatieDutch
  • oppnåelseNorwegian
  • dokonanie, osiągnięciePolish
  • realização, feitoPortuguese
  • realizareRomanian
  • дости, успех, подвиг, исполнение, свершение, достижение, выполнениеRussian
  • דערגרייהYiddish
  • 成就Chinese

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