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

How to pronounce Achievement?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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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. 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. African American:

    What it means to preserve a landmark in this instance is really about telling overlooked stories embodied in those places -- ones of African American resilience, activism and achievement -- that are fundamental to the nation itself.

  3. Ashti Hawrami:

    Looking back, the whole of 2014 was a huge success as we only had two ships in difficulty - one in the U.S. and one in Morocco ... We managed to finish the year (2014) with only one month of salaries behind, that was a pretty extraordinary achievement as we had ISIS attacking our soil, over a million of Syrian refugees and displaced Iraqis. All of that burden came and we hadn’t seen a cent from Baghdad.

  4. Sara Ahmed:

    As a first step it is a great achievement. Now we feel we are part of society, that we contribute, we talk a lot about it, it's a historic day for us.

  5. 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.

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
  • realizareRomanian
  • подвиг, свершение, успех, выполнение, достижение, исполнение, достиRussian
  • דערגרייהYiddish
  • 成就Chinese

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