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1. achieve

verb. ['əˈtʃiːv'] to gain with effort.

Synonyms

  • get to
  • accomplish
  • score
  • win
  • culminate
  • progress to
  • deliver the goods
  • bring home the bacon
  • wangle
  • succeed
  • finagle
  • begin
  • reach
  • strike
  • attain
  • average
  • compass
  • make
  • manage
  • come through

Antonyms

  • please
  • end
  • fall back
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • aschever (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Achieve

  • preconceive
  • misconceive
  • satanjeev
  • misperceive
  • disbelieve
  • vancleve
  • tel-aviv
  • maharive
  • interweave
  • interleave
  • sanjiv
  • retrieve
  • reprieve
  • mccleave
  • conceive
  • relieve
  • receive
  • rajiv
  • perceive
  • laneve
  • geneve
  • deceive
  • believe
  • aggrieve
  • stieve
  • steve
  • sleeve
  • shreve
  • shreeve
  • naive

How do you pronounce achieve?

Pronounce achieve as əˈʧiv.

US - How to pronounce achieve in American English

UK - How to pronounce achieve in British English

How do you spell achieve? Is it acheive ?

A common misspelling of achieve is acheive

Sentences with achieve


1. Verb, base form
Nursing interventions are what you plan to actually do for the patient to help him achieve the expected outcomes.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
There are two blades that achieve the correct consistency of the dish or drink you are creating.

Quotes about achieve


1. If you want to achieve things in life, you've just got to do them, and if you're talented and smart, you'll succeed.
- Juliana Hatfield

2. I don't think just scaring people is enough. That worked during the freeze days to a major extent, but we really didn't achieve that much even at that time. You have to have more, you have to give people hope and a vision of a better world.
- Alan Cranston

3. It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
- Confucius

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