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Definition of Attains
Attain At*tain", v. i.
1. To come or arrive, by motion, growth, bodily exertion, or
efforts toward a place, object, state, etc.; to reach.
If by any means they might attain to Phenice. --Acts
Nor nearer might the dogs attain. --Sir W.
To see your trees attain to the dignity of timber.
Few boroughs had as yet attained to power such as
this. --J. R. Green.
2. To come or arrive, by an effort of mind.
Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high,
I can not attain unto it. --Ps. cxxxix.
AttainAttain At*tain" ([a^]t*t[=a]n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Attained (-t[=a]nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Attaining.] [Of.
atteinen, atteignen, atainen, OF. ateindre, ataindre, F.
atteindre, fr. L. attingere; ad + tangere to touch, reach.
See Tangent, and cf. Attinge, Attaint.]
1. To achieve or accomplish, that is, to reach by efforts; to
gain; to compass; as, to attain rest.
Is he wise who hopes to attain the end without the
2. To gain or obtain possession of; to acquire. [Obs. with a
material object.] --Chaucer.
3. To get at the knowledge of; to ascertain. [Obs.]
Not well attaining his meaning. --Fuller.
4. To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive
at. ``Canaan he now attains.' --Milton.
5. To overtake. [Obs.] --Bacon.
6. To reach in excellence or degree; to equal.
Syn: To Attain, Obtain, Procure.
Usage: Attain always implies an effort toward an object.
Hence it is not synonymous with obtain and procure,
which do not necessarily imply such effort or motion.
We procure or obtain a thing by purchase or loan, and
we obtain by inheritance, but we do not attain it by
Attain At*tain", n.
Meaning of Attains from wikipedia
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- In English criminal
was the metaphorical
"stain" or "corruption of blood" which arose
from being condemned
for a serious
is too difficult
. It takes
a hundred thousand nayutas
of koṭis of kalpas
a Buddha. Since
few people attain Buddhahood
in this world...
- attains during
its metamorphosis, its process
and development; it also is called
stage, the stage
the insect attains
for Attaining Extreme Altitudes
is the debut
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band Bongzilla. It was released
on 12" vinyl
only in January
1998 by Relapse
- essential singularity
at z = 0 and attains
∞ infinitely often
in any neighborhood
of 0; however
it does not attain
0 or 1. With this generalization...
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, 1868–1870 Pygmalion
and the Image
(second series) The Heart
Desires, 1878 The Hand Refrains, 1878 The Godhead
Fires, 1878 The Soul Attains
- is appointed
or he/she is under court
then he/she attains majority after
of 21 years
of age. http://www.lawzonline...
- expression meaning
"tainted", but from a French expression meaning
", in the sense
of condemn. http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/12725...
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