Definitions for ACHIEVEəˈtʃiv
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to bring to a successful end; succeed in doing or accomplishing:
The crackdown on speeders achieved its purpose.
to get or attain by effort:
to achieve victory.
(v.i.)to accomplish some purpose or goal; perform successfully:
children who do not achieve in school.
Origin of achieve:
1275–1325; ME < OF achever to finish, v. der. of a chef to (the) head (i.e., to a conclusion). See chief
achieve, accomplish, attain, reach(verb)
to gain with effort
"she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to succeed in doing
achieving your goals; What can be achieved by doing that?
To succeed in something, now especially in academic performance.
To carry out successfully; to accomplish.
To conclude, finish, especially successfully.
To obtain, or gain (a desired result, objective etc.), as the result of exertion; to succeed in gaining; to win.
To conclude, to turn out.
To obtain (a material thing).
to carry on to a final close; to bring out into a perfected state; to accomplish; to perform; -- as, to achieve a feat, an exploit, an enterprise
to obtain, or gain, as the result of exertion; to succeed in gaining; to win
to finish; to kill
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ACHIEVE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1563
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ACHIEVE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1675
Rank popularity for the word 'ACHIEVE' in Verbs Frequency: #135
Translations for ACHIEVE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to gain or reach successfully
He has achieved his ambition.
- behaal, bereikAfrikaans
- يُتِم ، يُحَقِّق، يُنْجِزArabic
- realizarPortuguese (BR)
- dosáhnout, docílitCzech
- opnå; nåDanish
- conseguir, lograrSpanish
- دست یافتن؛ نائل شدنFarsi
- पूरा करनाHindi
- sasniegt; gūt; veiktLatvian
- دست یافتن؛ نائل شدنPersian
- a realizaRomanian
- uppnå, åstadkommaSwedish
- ulaşmak, elde etmekTurkish
- 順利取得或達到Chinese (Trad.)
- کامیاب ہوناUrdu
- đạt đượcVietnamese
- 取得，实现Chinese (Simp.)
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