Definition of achieve
achievableplay \-ˈchē-və-bəl\ adjective
Examples of achieve in a Sentence
a diet that achieves dramatic results
With much practice, she has achieved a high level of skill.
They achieved high scores on their math tests.
We give students the skills they need in order to achieve in college.
Recent Examples of achieve from the Web
One way to achieve that would be to divide provinces into more efficient and representative units.
Bingo was achieved when PJ Harvey took the stage with feathers in her hair.
The Marlins squandered a chance to carry over some momentum achieved prior to the All-Star break Friday night.
The county became the 50th community in the nation to achieve that goal, as confirmed by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
One of these things (High-achieving women in sports!)
Catching or breaking down victims relied on what their jaws could achieve.
By following a few simple rules anyone can achieve success.
Ahmed achieved the highest level of First Tee certification.
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Synonym Discussion of achieve
ACHIEVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of achieve for English Language Learners
: to get or reach (something) by working hard
: to become successful : to reach a goal
ACHIEVE Defined for Kids
Definition of achieve for Students
1 : to get by means of hard work She achieved a perfect score.
2 : to become successful Our school provides us with the skills to achieve in college.
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