What does attainment mean?

Definitions for attainmentəˈteɪn mənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word attainment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attainment(noun)

    the act of achieving an aim

    "the attainment of independence"

  2. attainment(noun)

    arrival at a new stage

    "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"

  3. skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment(noun)

    an ability that has been acquired by training

Wiktionary

  1. attainment(Noun)

    The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; the act of obtaining by exertion or effort.

  2. attainment(Noun)

    That which is attained, or obtained by exertion; acquisition; acquirement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attainment(noun)

    the act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; hence, the act of obtaining by efforts

  2. Attainment(noun)

    that which is attained to, or obtained by exertion; acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements; knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attainment in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attainment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lord Newborough:

    Vigorous let us be in attaining our ends, and mild in our method of attainment.

  2. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:

    Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.

  3. James Allen:

    To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.

  4. Robert LaRose:

    Broadband access is only the beginning, the workforce has to be retrained, and overall levels of educational attainment need to be raised, including both school children and mid-life career changers.

  5. Khalid Khan:

    Starting a screen name with a letter in the top half of the alphabet is surprisingly important, because several measures of success, such as educational attainment and income, are linked to names higher up the alphabet, add to this the fact that search engines sort names alphabetically.

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