Synonyms and Antonyms of achieve
1 to obtain (as a goal) through effort finally achieved stardom Synonyms of achieve attain, bag, chalk up, clock (up) [chiefly British], gain, hit, log, make, notch (up), rack up, ring up, score, win Words Related to achieve acquire, capture, carry, draw, garner, get, land, make, obtain, procure, realize, secure; amount (to), approach, equal, match, measure up (to), meet, rival, tie, touch; beat, excel, outdo, surpass, top Near Antonyms of achieve 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 Synonyms of achieve accomplish, perform, bring off, carry off, carry out, commit, compass, do, execute, follow through (with), fulfill (or fulfil), make, negotiate, perpetrate, prosecute, pull off, put throughWords Related to achieve bring about, effect, effectuate, implement; ace, nail; engage (in), practice (also practise); work (at); reduplicate, reenact, repeat; actualize, attain, realize; complete, end, finish, wind upNear Antonyms of achieve fail; skimp, slight, slur
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