achieve/reach an understanding

Definition of achieve/reach an understanding

  1. :  to agree about something After a long discussion they finally achieved/reached an understanding.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to carry out successfully :  accomplish

    :  to get or attain as the result of exertion :  reach

    :  to attain a desired end or aim :  become successful

  1. :  to stretch out :  extend

    :  thrust

    :  to touch or grasp by extending a part of the body (such as a hand) or an object

  1. :  a continuous stretch or expanse

    :  a straight portion of a stream or river

    :  the action or an act of reaching

  1. :  a mental grasp :  comprehension

    :  the power of comprehending

    :  the capacity to apprehend general relations of particulars

  1. :  knowing, intelligent

    :  endowed with understanding :  tolerant, sympathetic

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up achieve/reach an understanding? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!