achievement Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the action of accomplishing something
The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the. achievementof his object
A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.
[The exploits] of the ancient saints . . . do far surpass the most famous achievements of pagan heroes. Barrow.
The highest achievements of the human intellect. Macaulay.
(Her.) An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment.Cussans.