accomplishment

I
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act of accomplishing]
Syn. completion, fulfillment, realization, finishing; see success 1 .
2. [A completed action]
Syn. achievement, feat, attainment; see achievement 2 .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
achievement, fulfillment, realization, deed, fait accompli, execution, attainment, completion, consummation, feat, coup, effort, performance, success.
ANT.: failure, defeat, *flop, *washout, debacle
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Something completed or attained successfully: achievement, acquirement, acquisition, attainment, effort, feat. See DO.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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 — [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

  • 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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.