achiever achiever  /ə ˈtʃi vər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person with a record of successes

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It is not excusable, but it is understandable for an achiever to fall into a trap.
  2. They look at him and see another bloodless young achiever coming down from the top floor to fix the ailing machine-tool company.
  3. Bush was the outgoing, eager-to-please son to whom athletics and grades came easily; Dukakis was a serious, hardworking achiever.

News

  1. Kosmos Energy Announces Rig Contract For Exploration Program

    Kosmos Energy Ltd. (“Kosmos”) announced recently that it has signed a long-term rig agreement with a subsidiary of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. for the new build drillship Atwood Achiever. Currently under construction in South Korea, the rig is scheduled for completion in June of 2014 and expected to commence drilling operations in the second half of 2014. The signed agreement covers an initial period ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: HydrocarbonOnline

  2. Dividend Achievers for the Long Haul, Part 2

    Dividend Achievers for the Long Haul, Part 2        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. Three Attractive, Future Dividend Achievers

    Three Attractive, Future Dividend Achievers        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

Quotes

  1. Lady Bird Johnson said her husband "bullied, shoved, pushed and loved me into being more outgoing, more of an achiever. I gave him comfort, tenderness and some judgment - at least I think I did."
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Lady Bird Johnson Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Pat Tillman personified all the best values of his country and the NFL," commissioner Paul Tagliabue said in a statement. "He was an achiever and leader on many levels who always put his team, his community, and his country ahead of his...
    on Apr 23, 2004 By: Paul Tagliabue Source: USA Today

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