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, 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.

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  

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

How to pronounce Achievement?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Achievement in sign language?

  1. achievement

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. President Hassan Rouhani:

    No one can say Iran surrendered, the deal is a legal, technical and political victory for Iran. It's an achievement that Iran won't be called a world threat any more.

  2. Ben Stein:

    Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.

  3. Vice President Joe Biden:

    There are still things within our power as a nation we can do by returning to basics. Not left-leaning, liberal ideas that are bordering on confiscation, wealth-envy, basic, basic things: build roads, bridges, technology, invest in research and development and generate more educational achievement.

  4. Bill Clinton:

    And that was a major achievement, to get Russia and China to agree to sign off on these sanctions and enforce them.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt:

    The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood who strives valiantly who errs and comes short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause who at best, knows the triumph of high achievement and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Images & Illustrations of Achievement

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Translations for Achievement

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

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