What does achieve mean?

Definitions for achieve
əˈtʃivachieve

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. achieve, accomplish, attain, reachverb

    to gain with effort

    "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"

Wiktionary

  1. achieveverb

    To succeed in something, now especially in academic performance.

  2. achieveverb

    To carry out successfully; to accomplish.

  3. achieveverb

    To conclude, finish, especially successfully.

  4. achieveverb

    To obtain, or gain (a desired result, objective etc.), as the result of exertion; to succeed in gaining; to win.

  5. achieveverb

    To conclude, to turn out.

  6. achieveverb

    To obtain (a material thing).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Achieveverb

    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

  2. Achieveverb

    to obtain, or gain, as the result of exertion; to succeed in gaining; to win

  3. Achieveverb

    to finish; to kill

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Achieve

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. achieve

    To succeed.

    We always achieve our goals in an efficient way as we are united.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'achieve' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1563

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'achieve' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1675

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'achieve' in Verbs Frequency: #135

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of achieve in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of achieve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of achieve in a Sentence

  1. Jess Kensky:

    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.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    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.

  3. The United:

    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.

  4. Karim El Chiaty:

    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.

  5. Patrick Roy:

    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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Translations for achieve

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  • تحقيقArabic
  • дасягаць, дасягнуцьBelarusian
  • достигам, постигам, осъществявам, реализирамBulgarian
  • obtenir, aconseguir, acomplirCatalan, Valencian
  • dosáhnout, dosahovatCzech
  • opnåDanish
  • erreichen, erlangen, realisierenGerman
  • atingiEsperanto
  • conseguir, lograrSpanish
  • رسیدنPersian
  • toteuttaa, saada aikaan, saavuttaaFinnish
  • réaliser, accomplirFrench
  • को प्राप्तHindi
  • realizzare, ottenereItalian
  • 実現, 達成Japanese
  • consequiLatin
  • bereiken, realiseren, winnen, verkrijgen, verwervenDutch
  • oppnåNorwegian
  • zrealizować, osiągać, osiągnąćPolish
  • ganhar, conseguirPortuguese
  • достигнуть, достигать, выполнять, добиваться, выполнить, реализовать, осуществлять, добиться, осуществить, достичьRussian
  • åstadkomma, uppnåSwedish
  • సాధించుTelugu
  • досягати, досягтиUkrainian
  • حاصلUrdu

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