attain: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-tān'), [key]
- to reach, achieve, or accomplish; gain; obtain: to attain one's goals.
- to come to or arrive at, esp. after some labor or tedium; reach: to attain the age of 96; to attain the mountain peak.
- to arrive at or succeed in reaching or obtaining something (usually fol. by to or unto): to attain to knowledge.
- to reach in the course of development or growth: These trees attain to remarkable height.
- attain (Thesaurus)