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.

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

  2. achievementnoun

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

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

  3. achievementnoun

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

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

  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.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Achievementnoun

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. achvement, E. Hatchment.]

  2. Achievementnoun

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. achvement, E. Hatchment.]

  3. Achievementnoun

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

    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. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    Evolve from peak to peak, from Achievement to Fulfillment until you scale the Highest peak and you are liberated, and find yourself in an ocean of Bliss.

  2. Lois McMaster Bujold:

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

  3. Anuj Somany:

    If a person talks mostly sweet with others; is seen often surrounded by people and seems upbeat in the crowd; has love for a fleet of cars and engages own feet usage mainly for morning walking and jogging exercise ; remains tip-top dressed all day with neat & tidy clothes; meets others only to get own profit out it ; beats own achievement drums & wants praise on own face; sits on cosy & costly big seat; greets politely to rich but treats rudely to poor on the street; then that individual is a crook, crafty & cheat. Most of these cunning scoundrels prefer to eat non-veg like meat, but some are also vegetarian complete

  4. Emeasoba George:

    If you've not been dreaming and thinking big all the while. You've got to start dreaming and thinking big in order to become big eventually. For, high perception, imagination, anticipation and expectation do precede high success, achievement and attainment. I mean, you can and will achieve whatever you can perceive, imagine, anticipate and expect. Besides that, anybody who longs or aspires to emerge or become a millionaire or billionaire someday must think, speak and act like a millionaire or billionaire. -Emeasoba George

  5. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Whenever you see a great achievement, someone once made a stout resolution.

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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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