Associations to the word «Attained»


ATTAIN, verb. (transitive) To accomplish; to achieve.
ATTAIN, verb. To get at the knowledge of; to ascertain.
ATTAIN, verb. (transitive) To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at.
ATTAIN, verb. (intransitive) To come or arrive, by motion, growth, bodily exertion, or efforts toward a place, object, state, etc.; to reach.
ATTAIN, verb. To reach in excellence or degree; to equal.
ATTAIN, verb. (obsolete) To overtake.

Dictionary definition

ATTAIN, verb. To gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks".
ATTAIN, verb. Reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour".
ATTAIN, verb. Find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake".
ATTAIN, verb. Reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts".

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