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Meaning of FEAT

Pronunciation:  feet

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a notable achievement; "he performed a great deed"; "the book was her finest effort"
 

FEAT is a 4 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: deed, effort, exploit
 
 See Also: accomplishment, achievement, acquiring, actuation, causation, causing, delivery, departure, derring-do, digging up, discovery, disinterment, disposal, disposition, effectuation, egress, egression, emergence, equalisation, equalization, exhumation, find, getting, going, going away, hit, implementation, leaving, leveling, obstetrical delivery, propulsion, rally, rallying, recovery, retrieval, running away, stunt, touch, touching, tour de force, uncovering

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Feat\, n. [OE. fet, OF. fet, fait, F. fait, factum, fr. L.
    facere, factum, to make or do. Cf. {Fact}, {Feasible}, {Do}.]
    1. An act; a deed; an exploit.
    
             The warlike feats I have done.        --Shak.
    
    2. A striking act of strength, skill, or cunning; a trick;
       as, feats of horsemanship, or of dexterity.
    
    
  2. \Feat\, v. t.
    To form; to fashion. [Obs.]
    
          To the more mature, A glass that feated them. --Shak.
    
    
  3. \Feat\, a. [Compar. {Feater}; superl. {Featest}.] [F. fait
    made, shaped, fit, p. p. of faire to make or do. See {Feat},
    n.]
    Dexterous in movements or service; skillful; neat; nice;
    pretty. [Archaic]
    
          Never master had a page . . . so feat.   --Shak.
    
          And look how well my garments sit upon me -- Much
          feater than before.                      --Shak.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, acta, action, adventure, aristeia, attainment, blow, bold stroke, conquest, consummation, coup, dealings, deed, doing, doings, effort, emprise, endeavor, enterprise, execution, exploit, fait accompli, gest, go, hand, handiwork, heroic act, job, maneuver, master stroke, masterpiece, masterwork, measure, move, operation, overt act, passage, performance, proceeding, production, res gestae, step, stroke, stunt, thing, thing done, tour de force, transaction, triumph, turn, undertaking, venture, victory, work, works
 

 

 

 

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