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achieve

a·chieve

achieve

 
 
pronunciation:
chiv
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: achieved, achieves, achieving
definition 1: to reach or carry through successfully; accomplish.
They worked hard to achieve their goals.
 
synonyms:
accomplish, attain, carry off, carry out, execute, fulfill, perform, realize
antonyms:
fail
similar words:
actualize, complete, conclude, crown, dispatch, effect, effectuate, expedite, finish, hack, perfect, procure
definition 2: to gain or bring about through effort.
The fighter Muhammad Ali achieved greatness in his sport.
synonyms:
acquire, attain, gain, manage, obtain, procure, realize
antonyms:
fail, miss
similar words:
account, earn, fulfill, get, secure, win, wrest
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be successful or produce results.
The teachers are dedicated to helping their students achieve.He hates to be idle and is not happy unless he is achieving.
synonyms:
produce
similar words:
make the grade, perform, produce, succeed
derivations: achievable (adj.), achiever (n.)