Meaning of ACHIEVE in English


[achieve] vb achieved ; [ME acheven, fr. MF achever to finish, fr. a- (fr. L ad-) + chief end, head--more at chief] vt (14c) 1: to carry out successfully: accomplish "~ a gradual increase in production"

2: to get or attain as the result of exertion: reach "achieved a high degree of skill" "achieved greatness" ~ vi: to attain a desired end or aim: become successful syn see perform -- adj -- n

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