an act or instance of carrying into effect; fulfillment:
the accomplishment of our desires.
something done admirably or creditably:
Space exploration is a major accomplishment of science.
anything accomplished; deed; achievement:
a career measured in a series of small accomplishments.
a grace, skill, or knowledge expected in polite society.
any acquired ability or knowledge.
If that were her only accomplishment of that season, it would have been phenomenal.
Skiing Prodigy Mikaela Shiffrin Looks Ahead to Sochi Jake Bright November 30, 2013
And that accomplishment was sitting right there on the desk with a golden caduceus gleaming on the cover.
The Symbol Mitt Romney Demanded on His Official Gubernatorial Portrait Michael Daly October 21, 2012
But the separatists continue to think they are basking in the glory of their accomplishment.
Inside East Ukraine’s Make-Believe Republics Jamie Dettmer May 14, 2014
For his years of accomplishment and dedication, Walsh has received many honors and awards.
John Walsh on the Revival of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ on Lifetime Sandra McElwaine December 1, 2011
The calorie meter—accurate or not—helps too, because it feels like an accomplishment to see that number go up.
Can I Lose Weight Playing Video Games? Alec Kubas-Meyer January 13, 2014
I have often thought myself that an increase of accomplishment goes hand-in-hand with an increased tameness of spirit.
The Silent Isle Arthur Christopher Benson
Like the Admirable Crichton, no art is to her unknown, no accomplishment by her neglected.
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
No writer of fiction, none but one who believed them possible of accomplishment!
The Valleys of Tirol R. H. Busk
He resumed his labours, thrilled with the sensation of accomplishment.
The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance
We think it would be difficult to find so many expedients ever before adopted for the accomplishment of any one object.
Scientific American, Vol.22, No. 1, January 1, 1870 Various
the act of carrying out or achieving
something achieved or successfully completed
(often pl) skill or talent
(often pl) social grace, style, and poise
early 15c., “performance of a task; state of completion,” from Old French acomplissement “action of accomplishing,” from acomplir (see accomplish). Meaning “thing completed” and that of “something that completes” someone and fits him or her for society are from c.1600.
to be in agreement or harmony; agree. to make agree or correspond; adapt. to grant; bestow: to accord due praise. Archaic. to settle; reconcile. proper relationship or proportion; harmony. a harmonious union of sounds, colors, etc. consent or concurrence of opinions or wills; agreement. an international agreement; settlement of questions outstanding among nations. of one’s […]
agreement; conformity: in accordance with the rules. the act of or granting: the accordance of all rights and privileges. Contemporary Examples “We have been and will continue to work to acquire the drugs in accordance with the law,” McNaughton said via email. Pennsylvania’s Lethal Injection Fiasco Christopher Moraff September 17, 2014 It would take shape […]
agreeing; conforming; harmonious. adjective (usually postpositive) and foll by with. in conformity or harmony
agreeing; conforming; harmonious. Historical Examples Or if no controversy, then it is but one accordant Pange Lingua of complaint against the Powers that be. The French Revolution Thomas Carlyle It has been accordant with transitory Semblance; discordant with eternal Fact. Past and Present Thomas Carlyle Come, let us seek him, and fan the flame of […]
the notes to which a stringed instrument is tuned.