Accomplishment

  • 1 Accomplishment — Ac*com plish*ment ( ment), n. [F. accomplissement, fr. accomplir.] 1. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. That which completes,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 accomplishment — index act (undertaking), action (performance), boom (prosperity), commission (act), developmen …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 accomplishment — (n.) early 15c., performance of a task; state of completion, from O.Fr. acomplissement action of accomplishing, from acomplir (see ACCOMPLISH (Cf. accomplish)). Meaning thing completed and that of something that completes someone and fits him or… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 accomplishment — attainment, *acquirement, acquisition Analogous words: *art, skill, craft: proficiency, adeptness, expertness (see corresponding adjectives at PROFICIENT) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 accomplishment — [n] something successfully done, completed ability, achievement, act, art, attainment, bringing about, capability, carrying out, completion, conclusion, consummation, coup, deed, effecting, effort, execution, exploit, feat, finish, fulfillment,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 accomplishment — ► NOUN 1) something that has been achieved successfully. 2) the successful achievement of a task. 3) an activity that one can do well …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 accomplishment — [ə käm′plish mənt; ] also [, əkum′plish mənt] n. 1. an accomplishing or being accomplished; completion 2. something accomplished or done successfully; work completed; achievement 3. a social art or skill usually used in pl …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 accomplishment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ amazing, big, considerable, great, huge, impressive, major, remarkable, significant ▪ If this works, it will be …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 accomplishment — n. 1) see achievement1 for adjective + noun collocations 2) no mean accomplishment 3) an accomplishment to + inf. (it was a real accomplishment to defeat them) 4) of accomplishment (a man, woman of many accomplishments) * * * [ə kʌmplɪʃɪnənt] no… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 accomplishment — ac|com|plish|ment [əˈkʌmplıʃmənt US əˈka:m , əˈkʌm ] n 1.) something successful or impressive that is achieved after a lot of effort and hard work = ↑achievement impressive/significant/great etc accomplishment ▪ Cutting the budget was an… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 accomplishment — [[t]əkʌ̱mplɪʃmənt, AM əkɒ̱m [/t]] accomplishments 1) N COUNT An accomplishment is something remarkable that has been done or achieved. For a novelist, that s quite an accomplishment... By any standards, the accomplishments of the past year are… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 accomplishment — UK [əˈkʌmplɪʃmənt] / US noun Word forms accomplishment : singular accomplishment plural accomplishments 1) [countable/uncountable] something difficult that you succeed in doing, especially after working hard over a period of time Arranging the… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 accomplishment — /euh kom plish meuhnt/, n. 1. an act or instance of carrying into effect; fulfillment: the accomplishment of our desires. 2. something done admirably or creditably: Space exploration is a major accomplishment of science. 3. anything accomplished; …

    Universalium

  • 14 accomplishment — ac|com|plish|ment [ ə kʌmplıʃmənt ] noun 1. ) count or uncount something difficult that you succeed in doing, especially after working hard over a period of time: Arranging the peace talks was a remarkable accomplishment. Nursing gave her a sense …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 accomplishment — noun 1 (C) something successful or impressive that is achieved after a lot of effort and hard work; achievement: This huge increase in growth would be an impressive accomplishment in any economy. 2 (C) an ability to do something well; skill:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 accomplishment — noun 1) the reduction of inflation was a remarkable accomplishment Syn: achievement, act, deed, exploit, performance, attainment, effort, feat, move, coup 2) a poet of considerable accomplishment Syn: expertise …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 accomplishment — noun /əˈkɒmplɪʃmənt/ a) The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc. b) That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly; acquirement; attainment; that …

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  • 18 accomplishment — noun 1) a remarkable accomplishment Syn: achievement, success, act, deed, exploit, effort, feat, coup 2) her many accomplishments Syn: talent, skill, gift …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 19 accomplishment — /əˈkʌmplɪʃmənt / (say uh kumplishmuhnt), / ˈkɒm / (say kom ) noun 1. the act of carrying into effect; fulfilment: the accomplishment of our desires. 2. anything accomplished; achievement: the accomplishments of scientists. 3. (often plural) an… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 accomplishment — noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of accomplishing ; completion 2. something that has been accomplished ; achievement 3. a. a quality or ability equipping one for society b …

    New Collegiate Dictionary