Definition for achievement

noun as in something completed successfully; goal reached

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Example Sentences

As befits an organization coming off two straight NBA championships, the enlistees form a Who’s Who of modern basketball achievement.

VETS’ achievements under his leadership were chronicled in a book on government leadership.

His group then investigated whether the type of screen time made a difference in mental or physical health or in school achievements.

There is a risk that in a short time all the achievements in the field of high technology will be wiped out.

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Compared to various life achievements, occasions and events are less in number.

Their new Balmain campaign isn't just extremely off-putting and incredibly up-close; it's also a serious sartorial achievement.

Near the end of my time with Hitchcock, the American Film Institute is preparing to honor him with their Life Achievement Award.

Eleventh place is quite the crowning achievement for the little isthmus—especially considering the low quality offerings.

This achievement was a journey full of trials, mistakes, loss, and self-discovery.

More than that, it was ultimate proof of a surpassing American technical achievement, the creation of the Jet Age.

Victor was proud of his achievement, and went about recommending it and urging every one to partake of it to excess.

He was in high spirits at an achievement which was so important to the national impression of his talents and resources.

And they escaped monotony—supreme achievement in the difficult circumstances.

Its most complete achievement in this direction was without doubt the regulation of the religious year.

All things considered it was a wonderful achievement when, on the evening of the eleventh day, they began their last march.


On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to achievement, such as: accomplishment, attainment, creation, deed, effort, and feat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.