accomplishment Definition

  • 1something that has been achieved successfully, especially through hard work or skill
  • 2the successful completion of a task

Using accomplishment: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "accomplishment" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Winning the championship was a great accomplishment for the team.

  • Example

    Graduating from college was one of her greatest accomplishments.

  • Example

    Learning to play the piano was a major accomplishment for him.

accomplishment Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for accomplishment

Antonyms for accomplishment

Phrases with accomplishment

  • a feeling of pride and satisfaction in oneself for achieving something


    Finishing the marathon gave her a great sense of accomplishment.

  • the act of completing a legal procedure, such as signing a contract or filing a document


    The accomplishment of fact is necessary before the deal can be finalized.

  • a document that outlines the achievements and progress made by an individual or organization over a certain period of time


    The employee submitted an accomplishment report to their supervisor at the end of the quarter.

Origins of accomplishment

from Old French 'acomplissement', meaning 'fulfillment'


Summary: accomplishment in Brief

An 'accomplishment' [uh-kom-plish-muhnt] refers to something that has been achieved successfully, often through hard work or skill. It can also denote the successful completion of a task. Examples include winning a championship, graduating from college, or learning a new skill. Phrases like 'sense of accomplishment' and 'accomplishment report' use 'accomplishment' to denote a feeling of pride or a document outlining achievements, respectively.

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