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Accomplishment definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ACCOM'PLISHMENT, n.
1. Completion; fulfillment; entire performance; as the accomplishment of a prophecy.
2. The act of carrying into effect, or obtaining an object designed; attainment; as the accomplishment of our desires or ends.
3. Acquirement; that which constitutes excellence of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the action of accomplishing something [syn: accomplishment, achievement]
2: an ability that has been acquired by training [syn: skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of accomplishing ; completion 2. something that has been accomplished ; achievement 3. a. a quality or ability equipping one for society b. a special skill or ability acquired by training or practice

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the fulfilment or completion (of a task etc.). 2 an acquired skill, esp. a social one. 3 a thing done or achieved.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Accomplishment 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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(accomplishments) 1. An accomplishment is something remarkable that has been done or achieved. For a novelist, that's quite an accomplishment... = achievement N-COUNT 2. Your accomplishments are the things that you can do well or the important things that you have done. (FORMAL) N-COUNT: usu pl, oft poss N

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Completion, performance, execution, achievement, consummation, fulfilment. See accomplish. 2. Acquirement, attainment, proficiency, stock of knowledge, mental resources, embellishment (of mind and manners), ornamental acquisition, ornament, adornment, grace.

Moby Thesaurus

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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