: brought to or marked by a high degree of development or refinement : finished
fully achieved poems

Examples of achieved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ultimately, the resort aims to leave guests feeling renewed, uplifted and inspired, ensuring an achieved sense of ‘weightlessness’. Lauren Jade Hill, Forbes, 15 June 2021 Especially for her father, who, like her mother, was the child of Jewish immigrants, the house embodied the achieved American dream. Arthur Lubow, New York Times, 27 Apr. 2018

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Word History


from past participle of achieve

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of achieved was in the 15th century

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“Achieved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/achieved. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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