[n] the action of accomplishing something
[n] an ability that has been acquired by training
ability, accomplished fact, action, arrival, attainment, base on balls, close call, close shave, completion, craft, craftsmanship, credit, deed, effort, enlisting, exploit, face saver, face saving, fait accompli, feat, freeing, going, haymaking, horsemanship, liberation, literacy, marksmanship, masterpiece, masterstroke, narrow escape, numeracy, oarsmanship, pass, performance, power, reaching, record, recruitment, release, salesmanship, seamanship, showmanship, sledding, smooth, soldiering, soldiership, squeak, squeaker, swordsmanship, track record, walk, workmanship
\Ac*com"plish*ment\ (-ment), n. [F. accomplissement, fr. accomplir.]
1. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
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. Accomplishments have taken virtue's place, And wisdom falls before exterior grace. --Cowper.