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Definition of the noun accomplishment
What does accomplishment mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: accomplishments
- the action of accomplishing something
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonym of accomplishment: achievement
- more generic word: action = something done
- more specific terms:
- beachhead / foothold = an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments
- cakewalk = an easy accomplishment
- exploit / effort / feat = a notable achievement
- masterpiece = an outstanding achievement
- masterstroke = an achievement demonstrating great skill or mastery
- credit = used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise
- performance = any recognized accomplishment
- track record / record = the sum of recognized accomplishments
- accomplished fact / fait accompli = an irreversible accomplishment
- sledding / going = advancing toward a goal
- reaching / arrival = accomplishment of an objective
- narrow escape / close shave / close call / squeaker / squeak = something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin
- attainment = the act of achieving an aim
- liberation / freeing / release = the act of liberating someone or something
- base on balls / pass / walk = an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
- haymaking = taking full advantage of an opportunity while it lasts
- face saving / face saver = an act that avoids a loss of face
- recruitment / enlisting = the act of getting recruits
- smooth = the act of smoothing
- an ability that has been acquired by training
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of accomplishment: acquirement / acquisition / attainment / skill
- more generic words: ability / power = possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
- more specific words:
- craftsmanship / workmanship / craft = skill in an occupation or trade
- horsemanship = skill in handling and riding horses
- literacy = the ability to read and write
- marksmanship = skill in shooting
- mastership = the skill of a master
- mixology = skill in preparing mixed drinks
- numeracy = skill with numbers and mathematics
- oarsmanship = skill as an oarsman
- salesmanship = skill in selling
- seamanship = skill in sailing
- showmanship = the ability to present something (especially theatrical shows) in an attractive manner
- soldiership / soldiering = skills that are required for the life of soldier
- swordsmanship = skill in fencing
Alternative definition of the noun accomplishment
- The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the 'accomplishment' of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
- That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly; acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or training.
Specialised definition of the noun accomplishment
Glossary of sports
something achieved, usually something impressive or aimed for (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for accomplishment
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Shelter by the Sea (2014)
by Guy Bental
The accomplishment is what's important. A good accomplishment means that you return home on a chair and not in a coffin. The crew that managed to reach Eilat did so only because they ...
Learning to Observe the Natural World by Gale Lawrence, Adelaide Tyrol
The second pigeon accomplishment is the production of pigeon's milk. Surprisingly, this milk is produced by both males and females, and equally surprisingly, it is very much like mammalian milk, having almost the same composition as a ...
by Keith Allan
In the first group, the base is a state predicate, either a verb or an adjective, and to this base a morpheme is added that indicates BECOME or INGR, deriving an accomplishment or achievement. Then, to this derived form is added a causative ...
ACCOMPLISHMENT, the entire execution or fulfilling of any thing. Accomplishment is principally used in speaking of events foretold by the Jewish prophets in the Old Testament, and fulfilled under the New. We say a literal accomplishment, ...
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
Accomplishment, irt theology, is principally used in speaking of event3 foretold by the Jewish prophets in the Old Testament* and fulfilled under the New. We fay a literal accomplishment, a mystical or spiritual accomplishment, a single ...
by Vincent N. Parrillo
Individuals experiencing depersonalization start to see and treat people as objects, and individuals experiencing a diminished sense of personal accomplishment ...
<ACCOMPLISHMENT>Created TeX</ACCOMPLISHMENT> </RECRUIT> </ RECRUITLIST> If we run this document through an XML-validating parser, we can verify that it is a valid XML document. A valid XML document must contain a ...
A dictionary of daily blunders, by the author of 'A handy book of synonyms'. [With] A handy book of common English synonyms [and] A handy classical dictionary. [3 pt. Issued together in a publisher's casing with the general title Handbook for writers and readers]. (1880)
Achievement, feat, exploit, accomplishment, attainment, performance, acquirement, gain. Acknowledge, admit, confess, own, avow, grant, recognise, allow, concede. Acquaint, inform, enlighten, apprise, makeaware, make known, notify, ...
The Generative Lexicon (1998)
by James Pustejovsky
An achievement is an event that results in a change of state, just as an accomplishment does, but where the change is thought of as occurring instantaneously. For example, in sentences (30a), (30b), and (30c) the change is not a gradual one, ...
by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.
In the case of athlete burnout, the symptoms are most logically grouped by the key characteristics— emotional and physical exhaustion, sport devaluation, or reduced accomplishment. Large variations in athletes' stress perceptions and ...
Scalar Verb Classes : Scalarity, Thematic Roles, and Arguments in the Estonian Aspectual Lexicon (2011)
Accomplishment verbs: total objects There are various definitions of accomplishment verbs. They are described with the features + durative, + dynamic, + endpoint as in (1) in several sources. (1) accomplishments + durative + dynamic + ...
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Quotes about accomplishment
Toward the accomplishment of an aim, which in wantonness of atrocity would seem to partake of the insane, he will direct a cool judgement, sagacious and sound. These men are madmen, and of the most dangerous sort. (Herman Melville)
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3O1M3P3L1I1S1H4M3E1N1T1
The value of this 14-letter word is 27 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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