verb (used with object), a·chieved, a·chiev·ing.
verb (used without object), a·chieved, a·chiev·ing.
Origin of achieve
Examples from the Web for achieving
I was drawn to The Class for different reasons—chiefly, the pipe dream of achieving a tighter and tauter backside.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We want committed romantic relationships just as we always have, but something is getting in the way of us achieving them.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Now, the goalkeeper is out with a memoir about his life until that point: The Keeper: A Life of Saving Goals and Achieving Them.
Studies have shown that getting eight hours of sleep is paramount to achieving high performance.
They made him feel that he was achieving a measure of personal justice.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No pursuit gives so great joy in the achieving, none achieved yields higher meed of competence, contentment, and repute.Campaigns of a Non-Combatant,|George Alfred Townsend
Unless a man aspires to the impossible, the possible that he achieves will be scarcely worth the trouble of achieving.Tragic Sense Of Life|Miguel de Unamuno
There is no simpler way of "achieving honorable maintenance" than to marry an heiress.
His agency is everywhere seen and acknowledged in laying the foundation of her institutions, and achieving her glories.The Printer Boy.|William M. Thayer
When those words are spoken, the American Red Cross knows that it is achieving its object and is winning its war of compassion.Out To Win|Coningsby Dawson