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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-cheev]
    • /əˈtʃiv/
    • /əˈtʃiː.və.bl̩/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-cheev]
    • /əˈtʃiv/

Definitions of achievable word

  • adjective achievable If you say that something you are trying to do is achievable, you mean that it is possible for you to succeed in doing it. 3
  • verb with object achievable to bring to a successful end; carry through; accomplish: The police crackdown on speeders achieved its purpose. 1
  • verb with object achievable to get or attain by effort; gain; obtain: to achieve victory. 1
  • verb without object achievable to bring about an intended result; accomplish some purpose or effect. 1
  • noun achievable Capable of being achieved, which either means possible or probable. 1
  • adjective achievable possible to do 1

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Origin of achievable

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; Middle English acheven < Old French achever to finish, from phrase a chef to (the) head (i.e., to conclusion). See chief

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Parts of speech for Achievable


achievable popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for achievable

adj achievable

  • attainable — Something that is attainable can be achieved.
  • obtainable — to come into possession of; get, acquire, or procure, as through an effort or by a request: to obtain permission; to obtain a better income.
  • feasible — capable of being done, effected, or accomplished: a feasible plan.

adjective achievable

  • realise — to grasp or understand clearly.
  • possible — that may or can be, exist, happen, be done, be used, etc.: a disease with no possible cure.
  • reachable — to get to or get as far as in moving, going, traveling, etc.: The boat reached the shore.
  • doable — capable of being done.
  • practicable — capable of being done, effected, or put into practice, with the available means; feasible: a practicable solution.

Antonyms for achievable

adjective achievable

  • unrealistic — interested in, concerned with, or based on what is real or practical: a realistic estimate of costs; a realistic planner.

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