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. Andrew Block:

    A fine watch can signify an achievement, like branching out on your own, graduating university, or getting your first job, it can mark a new stage in your life.

  2. Franklin Delano Roosevelt:

    Happiness is not in the mere possession of money it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

  3. Olga Santiago:

    It's critical to diagnose early and to begin treatment as early as possible to stop the irreversible motor neuron loss, and make the achievement of motor milestones such as crawling, sitting and walking possible.

  4. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    Of Course, Achievement gives Joy and Excitement, oh boy! But When need becomes Greed....to Misery,this will lead.

  5. Koichi Hagiuda:

    It was impossible for two countries that have been enemies for 70 years to resolve everything in a few hours on one day, i think it was a major achievement to show the direction in several areas.

Images & Illustrations of 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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    • A. endeavor
    • B. assortment
    • C. temptation
    • D. equity

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