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Definition of Attain


  1. To achieve or accomplish, that is, to reach by efforts; to gain; to compass; as, to attain rest.
  2. To gain or obtain possession of; to acquire.
  3. To get at the knowledge of; to ascertain.
  4. To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at.
  5. To overtake.
  6. To reach in excellence or degree; to equal.
  7. To come or arrive, by motion, growth, bodily exertion, or efforts toward a place, object, state, etc.; to reach.
  8. To come or arrive, by an effort of mind.
  9. Attainment.
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Attain Translations

attain in Afrikaans is verwerf, presteer, bereik, behaal
attain in Dutch is buit maken, verkrijgen, behalen
attain in Finnish is saavuttaa, hankkia
attain in French is atteignons, atteignez, atteignent, atteindre
attain in German is erreichen, erreichen, erlangen, gelangen
attain in Italian is ottenere, conseguire
attain in Latin is pervenio
attain in Portuguese is adquirir, alcance, obter
attain in Spanish is lograr