HyperDic: achieve

English > 1 sense of the word achieve:
VERBsocialachieve, accomplish, attain, reachto gain with effort
achieve > pronunciation
Soundsahchiy'v
Rhymesaggrieve ... weave: 34 rhymes with iyv...
English > achieve: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningTo gain with effort.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
Synonymsaccomplish, attain, reach
Narroweraverageachieve or reach on average
beginachieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative
come to, strikeattain
compassbring about
culminatereach the highest or most decisive point
reach, make, get to, progress toreach a goal / goal, e.g., "make the first team"
scoreGet a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance
wangle, finagle, manageachieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
Broadersucceed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goodsattain success or reach a desired goal / goal
Spanishalcanzar, completar, conseguir, lograr, realizar
Catalanabastar, abastir, acomplir, aconseguir, assolir, obtenir
Adjectivesachievablecapable of existing or taking place or proving true
Nounsachievementthe action of accomplishing something
achievera person with a record / record of successes

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