What does attainment mean?

Definitions for attainment
əˈteɪn məntat·tain·ment

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

Editors Contribution

  1. attainment

    To achieve a goal.

    The attainment of a goal is a successful achievement.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

How to pronounce attainment?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say attainment in sign language?

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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

Examples of attainment in a Sentence

  1. Flower A. Newhouse:

    Although Easter symbolizes Christ's most forceful accomplishment, it heralds the attainment of every human being who strives Godward.

  2. Samuel Smiles:

    Where there is a will there is a way," is an old and true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.

  3. Ernest Hemingway, in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech:

    For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    When possession of wealth or splendors brings happiness, it is an illusion. When attainment of certain mental state brings happiness, it is a real possession.”

  5. Emeasoba George:

    If you've not been dreaming/thinking big all these while. You've got to start dreaming/thinking big in order to become big eventually. For, high perception/imagination/anticipation/expectation precedes high success/achievement/attainment. I mean, you can/will achieve whatever you can perceive/imagine/anticipate/expect. Besides that, anybody who longs/aspires to emerge/become a millionaier/billionaier someday must/have to think/speak/act like a millionaier/billionaier.

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