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Definition of Achieving
AchievingAchieve A*chieve", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Achieved; p. pr. &
vb. n. Achieving.] [OE. acheven, OF. achever, achiever, F.
achever, to finish; [`a] (L. ad) + OF. chief, F. chef, end,
head, fr. L. caput head. See Chief.]
1. To carry on to a final close; to bring out into a
perfected state; to accomplish; to perform; -- as, to
achieve a feat, an exploit, an enterprise.
Supposing faculties and powers to be the same, far
more may be achieved in any line by the aid of a
capital, invigorating motive than without it. --I.
2. To obtain, or gain, as the result of exertion; to succeed
in gaining; to win.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness. --Shak.
Thou hast achieved our liberty. --Milton.
Note: [[Obs]., with a material thing as the aim.]
Show all the spoils by valiant kings achieved.
He hath achieved a maid That paragons
3. To finish; to kill. [Obs.] --Shak.
Syn: To accomplish; effect; fulfill; complete; execute;
perform; realize; obtain. See Accomplish.
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