to bring to a successful end; carry through; accomplish: the police crackdown on speeders achieved its purpose. to get or attain by effort; gain; obtain: to achieve victory. to bring about an intended result; accomplish some purpose or effect. contemporary examples it means going the extra mile needed to achieve internal logical consistency. the ajc’s […]
- Achieved status
the social position a person gains as a result of personal effort.
something accomplished, especially by superior ability, special effort, great courage, etc.; a great or heroic deed: his remarkable achievements in art. act of ; attainment or accomplishment: the achievement of one’s object. heraldry. the full display of the armorial bearings of an individual or corporation. contemporary examples in fact, all tests are achievement tests—they reveal […]
- Achievement age
the level of educational development of an individual as determined by an achievement test and based on a comparison of the examinee’s score with the average score of individuals of the same chronological age. noun (psychol) the age at which a child should be able to perform a standardized test successfully compare mental age achievement […]
- Achievement quotient
achievement age divided by chronological age, usually expressed as a multiple of 100. the achievement quotient of a ten-year-old child whose achievement age equals that of the average twelve-year-old is 1.2, or 120. abbreviation: aq. noun (psychol) a measure of ability derived by dividing an individual’s achievement age by his actual age aq achievement quotient […]