achieve, accomplish, attain, reach(verb)
to gain with effort
"she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-chēv′, v.t. to bring to a head or end: to perform: to accomplish: to carry out successfully: to gain, win.—adj. Achiev′able, that may be achieved.—n. Achieve′ment, a performance: an exploit: an escutcheon or armorial shield granted in memory of some achievement, applied especially to the escutcheon over the tomb of a dead person, generally called a hatchment. [Fr. achever, from à chief (venir)—Low L. ad caput venire, to come to a head. See Chief.]
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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
The numerical value of ACHIEVE in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of ACHIEVE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
To achieve the type of goals that we're looking to achieve, it would be a multimillion dollar contribution over several years.
One hopes to achieve the zero option, but in the absence of that we must achieve balanced numbers. (On Soviet and Allied missiles in Europe)
The Bank of Japan is implementing bold monetary easing to achieve its 2 percent inflation target. It's up to the BOJ to decide on specific monetary means to achieve this.
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
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Translations for ACHIEVE
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- дасягаць, дасягнуцьBelarusian
- постигам, достигам, реализирам, осъществявамBulgarian
- acomplir, obtenir, aconseguirCatalan, Valencian
- dosáhnout, dosahovatCzech
- realisieren, erreichen, erlangenGerman
- lograr, conseguirSpanish
- saada aikaan, saavuttaa, toteuttaaFinnish
- réaliser, accomplirFrench
- को प्राप्तHindi
- ottenere, realizzareItalian
- 実現, 達成Japanese
- bereiken, realiseren, verkrijgen, verwerven, winnenDutch
- osiągnąć, zrealizować, osiągaćPolish
- ganhar, conseguirPortuguese
- добиваться, достичь, выполнить, осуществить, достигнуть, достигать, выполнять, осуществлять, добиться, реализоватьRussian
- uppnå, åstadkommaSwedish
- досягти, досягатиUkrainian
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