Achieve

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Definition

to achieve: to accomplish, to attain, to fulfil, to obtain, to realise
verb
We've achieved our goals for this year. We have accomplished everything we planned to do.
What are you hoping to achieve by asking this question? What are you trying to accomplish?

an achievement: an accomplishment, attainment, fulfilment, a realisation, success, a triumph
noun

Examples

  • "Aims, objectives, achieving your goals."
  • "To help you achieve your goals, I need you to adopt some new habits."
  • "You'll achieve nothing acting like that, and you're stressing me out."
  • "Personally, I intend to achieve my goals as soon as humanly possible, and in one case, as soon as time travel technology permits."
  • "When you look at the paintings, remember to ask yourself: What is the artist trying to achieve?"
  • "If you don't have an objective, how will you know when you have achieved something?"
  • "I'm not quite sure what you expected to achieve from such an e-mail."

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