Synonyms of 'attain'
1 obtainDictionary, get, win
He's halfway to attaining his pilot's licence.
The perfect body has always been difficult to obtain.
The problem was how to get enough food.
The first correct entry will win the prize.
Prospects for effecting real political change have taken a step backward.
He landed a place on the graduate training scheme.
They scored 282 points in their first innings.
He had just completed his first novel.
The company didn't disclose how much it expects to gain from the deal.
Companies must earn a reputation for honesty.
His achievements helped him to secure the job.
A selection of correspondence from P.G. Wodehouse realized £1,232.
The company acquired a 50% stake in Saab for $4m.
He decided to fulfil his dream and go to college.
The Government has not yet grasped the seriousness of the crisis.
We are not in this to reap immense financial rewards.
It was difficult to procure food and other daily necessitites.
2 reachDictionary, achieve, realize
attaining a state of calmness and confidence
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If you accomplish something, you succeed in doing it.
If we all work together, I think we can accomplish our goal.
If you achieve a particular aim or effect, you succeed in doing it or causing it to happen, usually after a lot of effort.
There are many who will work hard to achieve these goals.
Thesaurus for attain from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you attain something, you gain it or achieve it, often after a lot of effort.