Definition of Achieve

1. Verb. To gain with effort. "She achieved her goal despite setbacks"




Definition of Achieve

1. v. t. 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.

Definition of Achieve

1. Verb. (intransitive) To succeed in something, now especially in academic performance. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To carry out successfully; to accomplish. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

3. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To conclude, finish, especially successfully. (defdate 14th-18th c.) ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To obtain, or gain (a desired result, objective etc.), as the result of exertion; to succeed in gaining; to win. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

5. Verb. (obsolete intransitive) To conclude, to turn out. (defdate 14th-16th c.) ¹

6. Verb. (context: transitive now literary) To obtain (a material thing). (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Achieve

1. to carry out successfully [v ACHIEVED, ACHIEVING, ACHIEVES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Achieve

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Literary usage of Achieve

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1. Inconsistent Picture: A Compilation Of Analyses Of Economic Impacts Of (1994)
"For example, MANAGED COMPETITION, a strategy to achieve cost containment, has been combined in several proposals with PL ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1906)
"Some books are born great Others achieve greatness Others still have greatness thrust upon them Double Trouble Is great in every way DOUBLE divide your your ..."

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