achieve, accomplish, attain, reachverb
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.]
We always achieve our goals in an efficient way as we are united.Submitted by MaryC on February 12, 2020
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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
I’m really excited to see Patrick achieve one of the goals he set for himself, for him, running is showing that [the bombings] didn’t take away from who he was. Being able to do it again is very important for him.
I think we're in a pause situation where we are reevaluating what's the best way to achieve the President's objective of having people pay more and do more.
There is more agreement between the The United States and China than divergence, making it an area of huge potential for cooperation, the release of this joint statement shows again that cooperation is the only choice for both China and The United States. By working together our two countries can achieve many important things that are beneficial not only to our two countries but the world as a whole.
I think there's a big fan base in Egypt and I think for what we're trying to achieve here today, which is to promote tourism in Egypt, we needed a band of that kind of scale and that influence.
I have thought long and hard over the course of the summer about how I might improve this team to give it the depth it needs to bring it to a higher level, to achieve this the vision of the coach and VP-hockey operations needs to be perfectly aligned with that of the organization.
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- дасягаць, дасягнуцьBelarusian
- достигам, постигам, осъществявам, реализирамBulgarian
- obtenir, aconseguir, acomplirCatalan, Valencian
- dosáhnout, dosahovatCzech
- erreichen, erlangen, realisierenGerman
- conseguir, lograrSpanish
- toteuttaa, saada aikaan, saavuttaaFinnish
- réaliser, accomplirFrench
- को प्राप्तHindi
- realizzare, ottenereItalian
- 実現, 達成Japanese
- bereiken, realiseren, winnen, verkrijgen, verwervenDutch
- zrealizować, osiągać, osiągnąćPolish
- ganhar, conseguirPortuguese
- достигнуть, достигать, выполнять, добиваться, выполнить, реализовать, осуществлять, добиться, осуществить, достичьRussian
- åstadkomma, uppnåSwedish
- досягати, досягтиUkrainian
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