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Definition of Attain

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.

Attain Quotations

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Mario Andretti

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Mario Andretti

Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.
Douglas Coupland

It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
Soren Kierkegaard

We dream of having a clean house - but who dreams of actually doing the cleaning? We don't have to dream about doing the work, because doing the work is always within our grasp; the dream, in this sense, is to attain the goal without the work.
Marcus Buckingham
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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
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