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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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After essaying its virtues repeatedly, in contrast with his own voice, and, satisfying himself that none of its melody was lost, he made a very serious demonstration toward achieving a few stanzas of one of the longest effusions in the little volume so often mentioned.
Achieving this transit, I uncovered the glass without a sound and, applying my face to the pane, was able, the darkness without being much less than within, to see that I commanded the right direction.
General conversation followed, and the twins drifted about from group to group, talking easily and fluently and winning approval, compelling admiration and achieving favor from all.
Then, the miserable bakers' shops were beset by long files of them, patiently waiting to buy bad bread; and while they waited with stomachs faint and empty, they beguiled the time by embracing one another on the triumphs of the day, and achieving them again in gossip.
To tell his tale might be interpreted into scandalizing the Order; yet, unless he told it, what hope could he have of achieving his daughter's deliverance?
Thou speakest not amiss, Sancho," answered Don Quixote, "but before that point is reached it is requisite to roam the world, as it were on probation, seeking adventures, in order that, by achieving some, name and fame may be acquired, such that when he betakes himself to the court of some great monarch the knight may be already known by his deeds, and that the boys, the instant they see him enter the gate of the city, may all follow him and surround him, crying, 'This is the Knight of the Sun'-or the Serpent, or any other title under which he may have achieved great deeds.
But the case is this: We are not rich enough or grand enough for them; and she is the more anxious to get Miss Darcy for her brother, from the notion that when there has been ONE intermarriage, she may have less trouble in achieving a second: in which there is certainly some ingenuity, and I dare say it would succeed, if Miss de Bourgh were out of the way.
And he was alone in achieving an enterprise like that?
As he drew near, the pale man of science seemed to gaze with a triumphant expression at the beautiful youth and maiden, as might an artist who should spend his life in achieving a picture or a group of statuary and finally be satisfied with his success.
All but frying the sausage," Rose answered, achieving a pleasant tone in spite of her jadedness.
His instance is, that for the achieving of a desperate conspiracy, a man should not rest upon the fierceness of any man's nature, or his resolute undertakings; but take such an one, as hath had his hands formerly in blood.
Let us pride ourselves upon thinking high thoughts, achieving great deeds, living good lives.