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Meaning of ACCOMPLISHMENT

Pronunciation:  u'kâmplishment

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the action of accomplishing something
  2. [n]  an ability that has been acquired by training
 

ACCOMPLISHMENT is a 14 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: achievement, acquirement, acquisition, attainment, skill
 
 See Also: ability, accomplished fact, action, arrival, attainment, base on balls, close call, close shave, completion, craft, craftsmanship, credit, deed, effort, enlisting, exploit, face saver, face saving, fait accompli, feat, freeing, going, haymaking, horsemanship, liberation, literacy, marksmanship, masterpiece, masterstroke, narrow escape, numeracy, oarsmanship, pass, performance, power, reaching, record, recruitment, release, salesmanship, seamanship, showmanship, sledding, smooth, soldiering, soldiership, squeak, squeaker, swordsmanship, track record, walk, workmanship

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

2. That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly;
   acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence
   of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or
   training. ``My new accomplishment of dancing.''
   --Churchill. ``Accomplishments befitting a station.''
   --Thackeray.

         Accomplishments have taken virtue's place, And
         wisdom falls before exterior grace.   --Cowper.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ability, accomplished fact, accomplishments, achievement, acquirement, acquisition of knowledge, acquisitions, act, acta, action, administration, advance, advancement, advent, adventure, amplification, answer, appearance, approach, arrival, ascertainment, attainment, attainments, blossoming, blow, bringing to fruition, clearing up, coming, commission, completion, conclusion, conduct, consummation, coup, cracking, culmination, dealings, decipherment, decoding, deed, denouement, determination, development, developmental change, discharge, disentanglement, dispatch, doing, doings, edification, education, effectuation, effort, elaboration, enactment, end, end result, endeavor, enlargement, enlightenment, enterprise, evolution, evolutionary change, evolvement, evolving, execution, expansion, explanation, explication, exploit, fait accompli, feat, finding, finding-out, finish, flowering, fortunate outcome, furtherance, gest, gift, go, gradual change, growth, hand, handiwork, handling, illumination, implementation, instruction, interpretation, issue, job, learning, liberal education, management, maneuver, maturation, measure, move, natural development, natural growth, nonviolent change, operation, outcome, overproduction, overt act, passage, performance, perpetration, proceeding, production, productiveness, progress, progression, prosperity, prosperous issue, reaching, realization, reason, res gestae, resolution, resolving, result, riddling, ripening, rise, skill, solution, solving, sophistication, sorting out, step, store of knowledge, stroke, stunt, success, talent, thing, thing done, tour de force, transaction, triumph, turn, undertaking, unraveling, unriddling, unscrambling, unspinning, untangling, untwisting, unweaving, upshot, victory, work, working, working-out, works
 

 

 

 

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