Adjective "Achiever" definition and examples

(Achiever may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˈtʃiːvə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A person who achieves a high or specified level of success.
  1. 'a high achiever'
  2. 'Indeed, in some states there are no differences between the average university entrance scores of boys and girls and high achievers of both genders perform about equally well.'
  3. 'The fact of the matter is that companies spotlight individual achievers whose success makes the organization look good.'
  4. 'Psychologists call it the ‘thrill factor,’ the urge that drives high achievers, often in the public eye, into taking unnecessary risks with their reputations.'
  5. 'Is there a guarantee that the highest achievers among you will have charmed lives, with continued success and prosperity?'
  6. 'In some ways, Iain follows the classic profile of the early achiever.'
  7. 'Everyone who is nominated is awarded a certificate and the outstanding achievers are invited to a gala dinner to receive their award plus £500 courtesy of the award sponsors.'
  8. 'He was a top achiever, a high flier destined for great things.'
  9. 'High achievers and go-getters are naturally attracted to such challenges and will organise their own funding and resources in a quest to win that prize.'
  10. 'The families of these children were professional, successful, and high achievers in numerous pursuits.'
  11. 'New leaders, achievers, and entrepreneurs have emerged.'

More definitions

verb (used with object), achieved, achieving.

1. to bring to a successful end; carry through; accomplish: The police crackdown on speeders achieved its purpose.

2. to get or attain by effort; gain; obtain: to achieve victory. verb (used without object), achieved, achieving.

3. to bring about an intended result; accomplish some purpose or effect.

Origin

(achieve)