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.]
We always achieve our goals in an efficient way as we are united.Submitted by MaryC on February 12, 2020
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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
Examples of achieve in a Sentence
This morning, on my way here, I heard that Iran intends to pursue its nuclear program, we will not allow Iran to achieve nuclear weaponry. We will continue to fight those who would kill us.
We made those two changes, and now we achieve success in fertilization rates at 80 to 90%.
Missile Defense Review states that North Korea has yet to achieve the capability to credibly threaten the United States homeland. North Korea has not conducted enough tests to establish confidence in a reliable, working missile. But we have to assume that North Korea has a nuclear-armed ICBM that could strike the United States, even if the missile only have a 50 % chance of hitting a major United States city, that's enough to establish a modicum of deterrence.
Well obviously have to find some sort of middle groundbetween all sides here, but Im really optimistic that we will achieve it.
I Ryan Pack may have regrets for the dreams and goals I was unable to achieve but i'm very happy for the things I was able and allowed to obtain. My heart will not be at peace until all of my latent potential is fulfilled and all of my duties and responsibilities are met. Therefore I will continue to strive and grow until no longer possible, necessary.
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Translations for achieve
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- 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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