From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
2. That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly; acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or training. ''My new accomplishment of dancing.'' --Churchill. ''Accomplishments befitting a station.'' --Thackeray.
From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
157 Moby Thesaurus words for "accomplishment": ability, accomplished fact, accomplishments, achievement, acquirement, acquisition of knowledge, acquisitions, act, acta, action, administration, advance, advancement, advent, adventure, amplification, answer, appearance, approach, arrival, ascertainment, attainment, attainments, blossoming, blow, bringing to fruition, clearing up, coming, commission, completion, conclusion, conduct, consummation, coup, cracking, culmination, dealings, decipherment, decoding, deed, denouement, determination, development, developmental change, discharge, disentanglement, dispatch, doing, doings, edification, education, effectuation, effort, elaboration, enactment, end, end result, endeavor, enlargement, enlightenment, enterprise, evolution, evolutionary change, evolvement, evolving, execution, expansion, explanation, explication, exploit, fait accompli, feat, finding, finding-out, finish, flowering, fortunate outcome, furtherance, gest, gift, go, gradual change, growth, hand, handiwork, handling, illumination, implementation, instruction, interpretation, issue, job, learning, liberal education, management, maneuver, maturation, measure, move, natural development, natural growth, nonviolent change, operation, outcome, overproduction, overt act, passage, performance, perpetration, proceeding, production, productiveness, progress, progression, prosperity, prosperous issue, reaching, realization, reason, res gestae, resolution, resolving, result, riddling, ripening, rise, skill, solution, solving, sophistication, sorting out, step, store of knowledge, stroke, stunt, success, talent, thing, thing done, tour de force, transaction, triumph, turn, undertaking, unraveling, unriddling, unscrambling, unspinning, untangling, untwisting, unweaving, upshot, victory, work, working, working-out, works
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