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a·chieve

 (ə-chēv′)
v. a·chieved, a·chiev·ing, a·chieves
v.tr.
1. To gain with effort or despite difficulty; reach: achieve fame as a singer; achieve a record speed.
2. To succeed in accomplishing; bring about: achieve a task; achieve an improvement in foreign relations. See Synonyms at perform.
v.intr.
To accomplish something successfully; perform at a standard or above standard level: skills needed to achieve in school.

[Middle English acheven, from Old French achever, from a chief (venir), (to come) to a head; see chief.]

a·chiev′a·ble adj.
a·chiev′er n.

achieve

(əˈtʃiːv)
vb (tr)
1. to bring to a successful conclusion; accomplish; attain
2. to gain as by hard work or effort: to achieve success.
[C14: from Old French achever to bring to an end, from the phrase a chef to a head, to a conclusion]
aˈchievable adj
aˈchiever n

a•chieve

(əˈtʃiv)

v. , a•chieved, a•chiev•ing. v.t.
1. to bring to a successful end; succeed in doing or accomplishing: The crackdown on speeders achieved its purpose.
2. to get or attain by effort: to achieve victory.
v.i.
3. to accomplish some purpose or goal; perform successfully: children who do not achieve in school.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Old French achever to finish, v. derivative of a chef to (the) head (i.e., to a conclusion). See chief]
a•chiev′a•ble, adj.
a•chiev′er, n.

achieve


Past participle: achieved
Gerund: achieving

Imperative
achieve
achieve
Present
I achieve
you achieve
he/she/it achieves
we achieve
you achieve
they achieve
Preterite
I achieved
you achieved
he/she/it achieved
we achieved
you achieved
they achieved
Present Continuous
I am achieving
you are achieving
he/she/it is achieving
we are achieving
you are achieving
they are achieving
Present Perfect
I have achieved
you have achieved
he/she/it has achieved
we have achieved
you have achieved
they have achieved
Past Continuous
I was achieving
you were achieving
he/she/it was achieving
we were achieving
you were achieving
they were achieving
Past Perfect
I had achieved
you had achieved
he/she/it had achieved
we had achieved
you had achieved
they had achieved
Future
I will achieve
you will achieve
he/she/it will achieve
we will achieve
you will achieve
they will achieve
Future Perfect
I will have achieved
you will have achieved
he/she/it will have achieved
we will have achieved
you will have achieved
they will have achieved
Future Continuous
I will be achieving
you will be achieving
he/she/it will be achieving
we will be achieving
you will be achieving
they will be achieving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been achieving
you have been achieving
he/she/it has been achieving
we have been achieving
you have been achieving
they have been achieving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been achieving
you will have been achieving
he/she/it will have been achieving
we will have been achieving
you will have been achieving
they will have been achieving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been achieving
you had been achieving
he/she/it had been achieving
we had been achieving
you had been achieving
they had been achieving
Conditional
I would achieve
you would achieve
he/she/it would achieve
we would achieve
you would achieve
they would achieve
Past Conditional
I would have achieved
you would have achieved
he/she/it would have achieved
we would have achieved
you would have achieved
they would have achieved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.achieve - to gain with effortachieve - to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
score - get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance; "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200"
get to, progress to, reach, make - reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade"
bring home the bacon, deliver the goods, succeed, win, come through - attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
begin - achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative; "This economic measure doesn't even begin to deal with the problem of inflation"; "You cannot even begin to understand the problem we had to deal with during the war"
come to, strike - attain; "The horse finally struck a pace"
culminate - reach the highest or most decisive point
compass - bring about; accomplish; "This writer attempts more than his talents can compass"
average - achieve or reach on average; "He averaged a C"
finagle, wangle, manage - achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

achieve

verb accomplish, reach, fulfil, finish, complete, gain, perform, earn, do, get, win, carry out, realize, obtain, conclude, acquire, execute, bring about, attain, consummate, procure, bring off (informal), effectuate, put the tin lid on There are many who will work hard to achieve these goals.

achieve

verb
To succeed in doing:
Slang: score.
Translations
يُتِم ، يُحَقِّق، يُنْجِزيُحَقِّقُ
dosáhnoutdocílit
opnå
saada aikaansaavuttaatoteuttaa
postići
afreka
達成する
달성하다
įgyvendinimasįgyvendintipasiekimaspasiekti
gūtsasniegtveikt
doseči
uppnå
ประสบผลสำเร็จ
đạt được

achieve

[əˈtʃiːv]
A. VT (= reach) → conseguir, alcanzar; (= complete) → llevar a cabo; (= accomplish) → realizar
he will never achieve anythingél no hará nunca nada
what do you hope to achieve by that?¿qué esperas lograr con eso?
B. VI (= be successful) → avanzar, hacer progresos
the children are not achieving as they shouldlos niños no avanzan or hacen los progresos que debieran

achieve

[əˈtʃiːv] vt [+ aim] → atteindre; [+ victory, success] → remporter, obtenir; [+ task] → accomplir
to hope to achieve sth
What does he hope to achieve by doing that? → Qu'espère-t-il obtenir en faisant ça?

achieve

vterreichen, schaffen; successerzielen; victoryerringen; rank also, titleerlangen; she achieved a great deal (= did a lot of work)sie hat eine Menge geleistet; (= was quite successful)sie hat viel erreicht; he will never achieve anythinger wird es nie zu etwas bringen
vi (Psych, Sociol) → leisten; the achieving societydie Leistungsgesellschaft

achieve

[əˈtʃiːv]
1. vt (aim) → raggiungere; (success, effect) → ottenere; (victory) → riportare; (result) → conseguire
2. vi (be successful) → avere successo

achieve

(əˈtʃiːv) verb
to gain or reach successfully. He has achieved his ambition.
aˈchievement noun
his academic achievements; the achievement of his ambition.

achieve

يُحَقِّقُ dosáhnout opnå erreichen επιτυγχάνω lograr saavuttaa accomplir postići raggiungere 達成する 달성하다 bereiken oppnå osiągnąć alcançar достигать uppnå ประสบผลสำเร็จ başarmak đạt được 实现
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That was not what she wanted but it was so the young man had interpreted her approach to him, and so anxious was she to achieve something else that she made no resistance.
Of all the girls and boys who grew up together in Black Hawk, Tiny Soderball was to lead the most adventurous life and to achieve the most solid worldly success.
At length Uncas, whose activity had enabled him to achieve his portion of the task the soonest, raked the earth across the turbid little rill which ran from the spring, and diverted its course into another channel.
His son lacked not merely the father's eminent position, but the talent and force of character to achieve it: he could, therefore, effect nothing by dint of political interest; and the bare justice or legality of the claim was not so apparent, after the Colonel's decease, as it had been pronounced in his lifetime.
Happy man were I, and well deserving of New England's gratitude, could I achieve this cure
It would not do, Ostrinski explained, for the proletariat of one nation to achieve the victory, for that nation would be crushed by the military power of the others; and so the Socialist movement was a world movement, an organization of all mankind to establish liberty and fraternity.
For it could not help bringing up the un- get-aroundable fact that, all gentle cant and philoso- phizing to the contrary notwithstanding, no people in the world ever did achieve their freedom by goody- goody talk and moral suasion: it being immutable law that all revolutions that will succeed must BEGIN in blood, whatever may answer afterward.
He did not do it because it would be harmful, but because he hoped it was not yet too late to achieve by it the good which it would have done if applied earlier.
said my reason, forced by the agonising stimulus into precocious though transitory power: and Resolve, equally wrought up, instigated some strange expedient to achieve escape from insupportable oppression--as running away, or, if that could not be effected, never eating or drinking more, and letting myself die.
For, the rooms, though a beautiful scene to look at, and adorned with every device of decoration that the taste and skill of the time could achieve, were, in truth, not a sound business; considered with any reference to the scarecrows in the rags and nightcaps elsewhere(and not so far off, either, but that the watching towers of Notre Dame, almost equidistant from the two extremes, could see them both), they would have been an exceedingly uncomfortable business--if that could have been anybody's business, at the house of Monseigneur.
The busy people achieve their full share of mischief in the world, you may rely upon it.
This also shall they gain by thir delay In the wide Wilderness, there they shall found Thir government, and thir great Senate choose Through the twelve Tribes, to rule by Laws ordaind: God from the Mount of SINAI, whose gray top Shall tremble, he descending, will himself In Thunder Lightning and loud Trumpets sound Ordaine them Lawes; part such as appertaine To civil Justice, part religious Rites Of sacrifice, informing them, by types And shadowes, of that destind Seed to bruise The Serpent, by what meanes he shall achieve Mankinds deliverance.