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Achievement meaning

achievement - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object.
  2. 2. A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.
  3. 3. An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment.
  4. 4. A performance; an exploit.

achievement - examples of usage

  1. Moreover, once begin to go behind achievement and there is an end of everything. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
  2. As Gates dropped down the Thames in May, the adventurers must have relaxed with the satisfaction that comes from real achievement. - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven.
  3. The concealment from Sally was the achievement whose failure involved the greatest risk. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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