feat


feat
noun
ADJECTIVE
amazing, astonishing, brilliant, extraordinary, impressive, incredible, remarkable, spectacular
considerable, great
major
heroic, superhuman

superhuman feats of strength

difficult, no mean, no small

Dragging the fully laden boat across the sand was no mean feat.

rare
unprecedented

an unprecedented feat in the history of the industry

easy
impossible
acrobatic, athletic, intellectual, physical

physical feats of strength and skill

engineering, technical, technological

The tunnel was one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.

VERB + FEAT
accomplish, achieve, do, manage, perform, pull off

people doing unbelievable feats

He has pulled off an extraordinary feat in completing the voyage single-handedly.

be capable of

She was capable of remarkable feats of endurance.

duplicate (esp. AmE), repeat
match
emulate (esp. BrE)

He emulated the feat of the legendary athlete Jesse Owens.

attempt
PREPOSITION
feat of

a remarkable feat of strength


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  • feat — [fi:t] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: fait thing done , from Latin factum; FACT] something that is an impressive achievement, because it needs a lot of skill, strength etc to do remarkable/considerable/incredible etc feat ▪ They… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Feat — Feat, a. [Compar. {Feater}; superl. {Featest}.] [F. fait made, shaped, fit, p. p. of faire to make or do. See {Feat}, n.] Dexterous in movements or service; skillful; neat; nice; pretty. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Never master had a page . . . so… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feat — [ fit ] noun count something impressive that someone does: feats of strength/endurance/skill be no mean feat (=not be easy to achieve): We ve remained profitable for 27 years, and that s no mean feat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • feat — n Feat, exploit, achievement denote a remarkable deed or performance. Feat applies particularly to an act involving physical strength, dexterity, and often courage; an exploit is an adventurous, heroic, or brilliant deed; achievement emphasizes… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Feat — (f[=e]t), n. [OE. fet, OF. fet, fait, F. fait, factum, fr. L. facere, factum, to make or do. Cf. {Fact}, {Feasible}, {Do}.] 1. An act; a deed; an exploit. [1913 Webster] The warlike feats I have done. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A striking act of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feat — Feat, v. t. To form; to fashion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To the more mature, A glass that feated them. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feat — mid 14c., action, deeds, from Anglo Fr. fet, from O.Fr. fait (12c.) action, deed, achievement, from L. factum thing done, a noun based on the pp. of facere make, do (see FACTITIOUS (Cf. factitious)). Sense of exceptional or noble deed arose… …   Etymology dictionary

  • feat|ly — «FEET lee», adverb, adjective. –adv. Archaic. 1. nimbly; skillfully. 2. suitably; properly. 3. neatly; elegantly. –adj. (of a garment) …   Useful english dictionary

  • feat — index act (undertaking), endeavor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Féat — Nom breton surtout porté dans le Finistère. Il semble s agir d un nom de personne qu on retrouve dans divers toponymes cités par A. Deshayes (voir bibliographie) : Kerfiat à Cléder (29), ou encore Lanfiat à Mahalon (29). Le terme lann (= lieu… …   Noms de famille

  • feat — [n] achievement accomplishment, act, action, adventure, attainment, conquest, consummation, coup, deed, effort, enterprise, execution, exploit, performance, stunt, tour de force, triumph, venture, victory; concepts 1,706 Ant. failure, idleness,… …   New thesaurus


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