Definition of attain:
- To achieve or accomplish, that is, to reach by efforts; to gain; to compass; as, to attain rest.
- To come or arrive, by an effort of mind.
- To come or arrive, by motion, growth, bodily exertion, or efforts toward a place, object, state, etc.; to reach.
- To gain or obtain possession of; to acquire.
- To get at the knowledge of; to ascertain.
- To overtake.
- To reach in excellence or degree; to equal.
- To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at.
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- add (part of speech: verb)
- succeed (part of speech: verb)
- arrive (part of speech: verb)
- "The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer", John Gerard.
- "Musicians of To-Day", Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi.
- "From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life", Captain A. T. Mahan.