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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To get to by working hard; achieve.

Usage examples (36)
  • It's not easy to attain fame and fortune.
  • I use the word attain because I believe this faith requires some ongoing effort on our part.
  • And just the fact that you used the word attain instead of obtain, tells me you think the latter is fine.
  • Indeed, the security which our children attain is likened to that of children in our ordinary third elementary grade. for more
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