ALL meanings of achieve

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  • verb achieve If you achieve a particular aim or effect, you succeed in doing it or causing it to happen, usually after a lot of effort. 3
  • verb achieve to bring to a successful conclusion; accomplish; attain 3
  • verb achieve to gain as by hard work or effort 3
  • verb transitive achieve to do; succeed in doing; accomplish 3
  • verb transitive achieve to get or reach by exertion; attain; gain 3
  • intransitive verb achieve to bring about a desired result; succeed 3
  • noun achieve Reach or attain (a desired objective, level, or result) by effort, skill, or courage. 1
  • verb with object achieve to bring to a successful end; carry through; accomplish: The police crackdown on speeders achieved its purpose. 1
  • verb with object achieve to get or attain by effort; gain; obtain: to achieve victory. 1
  • verb without object achieve to bring about an intended result; accomplish some purpose or effect. 1
  • abbreviation ACHIEVE accomplish 1
  • transitive verb achieve reach 1
  • intransitive verb achieve be successful 1
  • verb achieve (Intransitive Verb) To succeed in something, now especially in academic performance. 0
  • verb achieve (Transitive Verb) To carry out successfully; to accomplish. 0
  • verb achieve (Obsolete (No longer in use)) VT To conclude, finish, especially successfully. 0
  • verb achieve (Transitive Verb) To obtain, or gain (a desired result, objective etc.), as the result of exertion; to succeed in gaining; to win. 0
  • verb achieve (Obsolete (No longer in use)) VI To conclude, to turn out. 0
  • verb achieve (Transitive Verb) (now literary) To obtain (a material thing). 0
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