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.

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

  2. achievement(Noun)

    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. achievement(Noun)

    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. 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.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Achievement(noun)

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

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

  3. Achievement(noun)

    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  

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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How to say achievement in sign language?

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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. Hassan Rouhani:

    The biggest achievement of this election is the return of reformists to the ruling system ... so they won't be called seditionists or infiltrators anymore.

  2. Maureen Dobbins:

    The evidence demonstrates a clear link between physical activity and student achievement, so while math, science, language etc. are important, time spent engaged in moderate to vigorous physical activity is an important strategy in helping teens achieve academic success.

  3. Allam Mousa:

    In the last meeting, some proposals were made in accordance with our demands and some amendments were made that could be studied and that could enable us to achieve our demands, so far there is no final agreement -- it is only another round -- but this round has achieved a bigger achievement than previous rounds.

  4. Foreign Minister Javad Zarif:

    This is not a game, we have a provision for snap-back if the U.S. fails, so if the U.S. wants to sell this as an achievement, be my guest.

  5. Florence Shinn:

    Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.

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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