Synonyms and Antonyms of attain
to obtain (as a goal) through effort
- Napoléon had attained mastery of much of Europe at that point.
achieve, bag, chalk up, gain, hit, log, make, notch (up), rack up, ring up, score, win
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
to receive as return for effort
- With hard work she will inevitably attain success in her chosen profession.
acquire, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, earn, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, win
clear, gross, net
accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score
accumulate, amass, draw, rack up
catch, pick up
annex, occupy, take over
reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remake