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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

A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
Henry A. Wallace

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Gustave Flaubert

The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti.
Jean-Bertrand Aristide
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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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