achieve


achieve

verb

Definition of ACHIEVE

1
to obtain (as a goal) through effort <finally achieved stardom>
Synonyms attain, bag, chalk up, clock (up) [chiefly British], gain, hit, log, make, notch (up), rack up, ring up, score, win
Near Antonyms fall short (of), miss; fail (at); lose
2
to carry through (as a process) to completion <finally achieved his purpose, which was to form a first-class boys' choir made up of inner-city kids>
Near Antonyms fail; skimp, slight, slur

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