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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

Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don't quit until you reach it. Never quit.
Bear Bryant

The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Baruch Spinoza

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
Albert Schweitzer
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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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