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achieve

EN[əˈtʃiːv] [-iːv]
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    Definition of achieve in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGachievesPRachievingPT, PPachieved
    1. VI To succeed in something, now especially in academic performance.
      1. VT To carry out successfully; to accomplish.
        1. OBS VT To conclude, finish, especially successfully.
          1. VT To obtain, or gain (a desired result, objective etc.), as the result of exertion; to succeed in gaining; to win.
            1. I was about to say that I had known the Celebrity from the time he wore kilts. But I see I will have to amend that, because he was not a celebrity then, nor, indeed, did he achieve fame until some time after I left New York for the West.
          2. OBS VI To conclude, to turn out.
            1. VT (now literary) To obtain (a material thing).
              1. Show all the spoils by valiant kings achieved.
          3. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The final disentanglement of sister chromatids can only be achieved by cleavage of the "gordian knot" by separin.
              • This dose resulted in a TAZ of 11 mg when administered to healthy adults as an aqueous solution postprandially with little being achieved by administering greater amounts (Figure 1).
              • In this study, we successfully achieved indigo production from indole by AS and bioaugmented AS, and the associated microbial communities were revealed by Illumina MiSeq sequencing technology.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • It was isolated from the fermentation broth using amberlite IRA-400 resin and 89 % purity of the product was achieved.
          • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
            1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
            2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Verbs
              • Intransitive verbs
                • Transitive verbs

              Other Vocabulary

              Look-Alike Words
              1. en achieves
              2. en achiever
              3. fr achève
              4. fr achevé
              5. en atchieve
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              Source: Wiktionary
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              Grammatically, this word "achieve" is a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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