accomplishment


accomplishment
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, performance, production, proficiency, realization, skill, stroke, talent, triumph; concept 706 —Ant. defeat, failure, frustration, nullification

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  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


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