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Synonyms for achievement
əˈtʃiv məntachieve·ment

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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.5 / 2 votes

  1. achievementnoun

    An act is strictly and originally something accomplished by an exercise of power, in which sense it is synonymous with deed or effect. Action is a doing. Act is therefore single, individual, momentary; action a complex of acts, or a process, state, or habit of exerting power. We say a virtuous act, but rather a virtuous course of action. We speak of the action of an acid upon a metal, not of its act. Act is used, also, for the simple exertion of power; as, an act of will. In this sense an act does not necessarily imply an external effect, while an action does. Morally, the act of murder is in the determination to kill; legally, the act is not complete without the striking of the fatal blow. Act and deed are both used for the thing done, but act refers to the power put forth, deed to the result accomplished; as, a voluntary act, a bad deed. In connection with other words act is more usually qualified by the use of another noun, action by an adjective preceding; we may say a kind act, though oftener an act of kindness, but only a kind action, not an action of kindness. As between act and deed, deed is commonly used of great, notable, and impressive acts, as are achievement, exploit, and feat.

    Festus: We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths.

    Bailey Festus, A Country Town, sc. 7.

    A feat exhibits strength, skill, personal power, whether mental or physical, especially the latter; as, a feat of arms, a feat of memory. An exploit is a conspicuous or glorious deed, involving valor or heroism, usually combined with strength, skill, loftiness of thought, and readiness of resource; an achievement is the doing of something great and noteworthy; an exploit is brilliant, but its effect may be transient; an achievement is solid, and its effect enduring. Act and action are both in contrast to all that is merely passive and receptive. The intensest action is easier than passive endurance.

    accomplishment, act, action, consummation, deed, doing, effect, execution, exercise, exertion, exploit, feat, motion, movement, operation, performance, proceeding, transaction, work

    cessation, deliberation, endurance, immobility, inaction, inactivity, inertia, passion (In philosophic sense), quiescence, quiet, repose, rest, suffering, suspension

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes

  1. achievement

    exploit, feat, attainment, accomplishment, performance

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 4 votes

  1. accomplishment, achievementnoun

    the action of accomplishing something

    acquirement, attainment, acquisition, accomplishment, skill

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. success

    when you achieve something you succeed at your goal.

    you can't have success at anything without achieving it.

    Submitted by JP03 on November 6, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 2 votes

  1. achievementnoun

    performance, accomplishment, completion, attainment, realization, consummation

  2. achievementnoun

    exploit, feat, deed, work

  3. achievementnoun

    escutcheon, shield, ensign armorial

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  1. achievementnoun

    accomplishment, attainment, effectuation feat, exploit

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  1. Stephanie Anzman-Frasca:

    We think it’s important to measure achievement over longer periods to see if these results hold up or if there is a longer term impact.

  2. President Trump:

    We exposed the corruption of NCIS [ Navy Criminal Investigative Service ], the systemic weak senior leadership in NSW [ Naval Special Warfare Command ] and the illegal actions conducted by the prosecutors, the fight is not over for us, like we stated from the beginning, if this can happen to us it can happen to anyone ! Going forward we will continue to push for reform in the way the military treats its warfighters and the country treats their first responders. The prosecutors from the case were awarded Navy Achievement medals just eight days after Gallagher was acquitted on most of the charges. Trump had Navy Achievement medals promptly rescinded and described the attorneys actions as.

  3. Russ Callaghan:

    I think what’s probably happening here is you have young people who may be marginalized, have low academic achievement, more deviance, and they engage in both of these activities.

  4. Bernhard Langer:

    The Jack Nicklaus Award is a very meaningful achievement in my career, and to have now won The Jack Nicklaus Award five times is certainly pretty special, there are so many great players on the Champions Tour and Champions Tour has become so competitive. This honour is something I don’t take for granted.

  5. Preya Samsundar:

    We’re hearing from folks in the community that they’re tired of the politicization of the schools their children attend, it’s not just explicit materials in schools, but they're concerned about [ COVID-19 ] lockdowns, distance learning, the quality of education, woke politics in classrooms, and the achievement.

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  • إنجازArabic
  • ҡаҙанышBashkir
  • дасягне́ннеBelarusian
  • постижение, подвиг, изпълнениеBulgarian
  • úspěchCzech
  • resultat, udførelse, bedrift, præstationDanish
  • Vollendung, ErrungenschaftGerman
  • κατόρθωμαGreek
  • logroSpanish
  • دستاوردPersian
  • saavutus, vaakunakilpiFinnish
  • haut fait, succès, accomplissement, réalisationFrench
  • ard-nhee, ard-obbyrManx
  • उपलब्धिHindi
  • prestazione, stemma, blasone, realizzazione, conquista, impresa, successo, vittoria, risultato, rendimento, conseguimento, gestaItalian
  • 業績, 到達, 成績, 達成, 成果Japanese
  • ಸಾಧನೆKannada
  • 업적, 성과, 달성Korean
  • consecutionemLatin
  • tutukitangaMāori
  • постигнување, дело, достигнување, успех, подвигMacedonian
  • verwezenlijking, prestatieDutch
  • oppnåelseNorwegian
  • dokonanie, osiągnięciePolish
  • realização, feitoPortuguese
  • realizareRomanian
  • дости, успех, подвиг, исполнение, свершение, достижение, выполнениеRussian
  • דערגרייהYiddish
  • 成就Chinese

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