attains, 3rd person singular present; attained, past tense; attained, past participle; attaining, present participle;
Succeed in achieving (something that one desires and has worked for)
clarify your objectives and ways of attaining them
he attained the rank of admiral
human beings can attain happiness
Reach (a specified age, size, or amount)
dolphins can attain remarkable speeds in water
achieved or reached; "the actual attained achievement test score"
(attain) achieve: to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
(attain) reach: reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
(attain) fall upon: find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"
(attain) reach: reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
(attainment) the act of achieving an aim; "the attainment of independence"
(attainment) arrival at a new stage; "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"
(attainment) skill: an ability that has been acquired by training
In English criminal law, attainder or attinctura is the metaphorical 'stain' or 'corruption of blood' which arises from being condemned for a serious capital crime (felony or treason). ...
(attain) To accomplish; to achieve
(Attain) Paddling upstream against a current. What you do when you inadvertently float past the takeout.
(Attain) (v) : obtain, gain, reach
(Attain) means to reach or achieve, not obtain, which means to possess or acquire. [So, you won’t attain a collection of baseball cards from the neighborhood garage sale.]
(Attainment) The status of the various pollutants described in the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). A condition where a pollutant meets NAAQS.
(Attainment) This is the sum of the Life Path and Destiny numbers. This tells us how the outer forces and inner gifts resolve energetically. The vibration of this number is usually most apparent as one matures into their 40s.
(Attainment) What pupils accomplish
(attainment) The status of being in compliance with EPA standards for air quality.