Synonyms for achievement

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-cheev-muhnt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈtʃiv mənt

Top 10 synonyms for achievement Other synonyms for the word achievement

Définition of achievement

Origin :
  • late 15c., "act of completing" (something), from Middle French achèvement "a finishing," noun of action from Old French achever (see achieve). Meaning "thing achieved" is recorded from 1590s.
  • noun something completed successfully; goal reached
Example sentences :
  • It must be a worldwide effort for the achievement of peace, plenty, and freedom.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • But the loneliness was lighted by a glow of pride, of triumph, of achievement.
  • Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
  • To those that survived it was not tragedy, but realisation and achievement.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • Self-assertion can never be the best preparation for achievement.
  • Extract from : « The Truth About Woman » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • The importance of this achievement to the Allies is not likely to be overestimated.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) » by Various
  • That, Harte hints, is the achievement of scribblers like Blackmore (p. 12).
  • Extract from : « An Essay on Satire, Particularly on the Dunciad » by Walter Harte
  • The achievement of this work is to be accomplished by us jointly.
  • Extract from : « Latin America and the United States » by Elihu Root
  • It was a characteristic Hooverian achievement in the face of imminent disaster.
  • Extract from : « Herbert Hoover » by Vernon Kellogg
  • After this achievement he advanced from the seaboard and encamped in Leuctra on Thespian territory.
  • Extract from : « Hellenica » by Xenophon
  • Here was an achievement which showed the genius of a general, as all agreed.
  • Extract from : « Agesilaus » by Xenophon

Antonyms for achievement

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