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English verb: achieve

1. achieve (social) to gain with effort


SamplesShe achieved her goal despite setbacks.


Synonymsaccomplish, attain, reach


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win


Narrower (hyponym)average, begin, come to, compass, culminate, finagle, get to, make, manage, progress to, reach, score, strike, wangle









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