feat

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

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

    Useful english dictionary

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

    Law dictionary

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 feat — ► NOUN ▪ an achievement requiring great courage, skill, or strength. ORIGIN Old French fait, from Latin factum fact …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 feat — feat1 [fēt] n. [ME fet < Anglo Fr < OFr fait < L factum, a deed < neut. pp. of facere: see DO1] an act or accomplishment showing unusual daring, skill, endurance, etc.; remarkable deed; exploit feat2 [fēt] adj. [ME fet < OFr fait,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Feat — Featuring ist ein Ausdruck aus der Musikindustrie und bezeichnet einen nicht als Hauptinterpret aktiven Künstler in einem Lied, einem Album oder einem Auftritt. Die beiden Künstlernamen (seien es Solo Interpreten oder Bands) werden durch ein feat …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 15 Feat. — Featuring ist ein Ausdruck aus der Musikindustrie und bezeichnet einen nicht als Hauptinterpret aktiven Künstler in einem Lied, einem Album oder einem Auftritt. Die beiden Künstlernamen (seien es Solo Interpreten oder Bands) werden durch ein feat …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 16 feat — n. 1) to accomplish, perform a feat 2) a brave, heroic; brilliant, notable, noteworthy, outstanding, remarkable feat (to perform a remarkable feat) 3) no mean, small feat (it was no mean feat to get him to agree) * * * [fiːt] brilliant heroic… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 feat — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ amazing, astonishing, brilliant, extraordinary, impressive, incredible, remarkable, spectacular ▪ considerable …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 feat — de·feat·ism; feat·ness; un·de·feat·able; de·feat; de·feat·ist; feat; feat·ly; …

    English syllables

  • 19 feat — noun (C) something that someone does that is impressive because it needs a lot of skill, strength etc (+ of): a remarkable feat of engineering | perform/accomplish/achieve a feat: How did they accomplish such an extraordinary feat? | sth is no… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 feat — UK [fiːt] / US [fɪt] noun [countable] Word forms feat : singular feat plural feats something impressive and often dangerous that someone does feats of strength/endurance/skill be no mean feat (= not be easy to achieve): We ve remained profitable… …

    English dictionary


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