attain

əˈteɪn гл.
1) достигать, добираться The heroic marshal, however, attained the opposite shore. ≈ Героический маршал, однако, добрался до противоположного берега.
2) достигать (о возрасте, времени) Sir Lidian had attained his sixteenth year. ≈ Сэр Лидиан достиг шестнадцатилетного возраста. He has attained to years of discretion. ≈ Он достиг зрелого возраста.
3) добиваться, достигать (to) How can we attain to such wealth? ≈ Как мы сможем достичь такого богатства? Syn : reach
достигать, добиваться - to * aims (ideals) достичь цели (идеала) - to * freedom добиться освобождения /свободы/ достигать, добираться - he *ed the opposite shore он достиг противоположного берега - to * the top of the mountain добраться до вершины горы - sequoia trees * to a great height секвойи достигают большой высоты достичь какого-л. возраста, дожить - he *ed the age of ninety он дожил до девяноста лет (to) приобретать, получать, достигать - he *ed to power (to prosperity) он достиг власти (благосостояния) - to * to man's estate достичь возмужалости
attain достигать, приобретать ~ достигнуть, добиться ~ приступать ~ энергично браться за работу

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Attain — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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. [1913 Webster] If by any means they might attain to Phenice. Acts xxvii. 12. [1913 Webster] Nor nearer might the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attain — c.1300, to succeed in reaching, from stem of O.Fr. ataindre (11c., Mod.Fr. atteindre) to come up to, reach, attain, endeavor, strive, from V.L. *adtangere, from L. attingere to touch, to arrive at, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + tangere to touch …   Etymology dictionary

  • Attain — At*tain , n. Attainment. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attain — I verb accomplish, achieve, acquire, adsequi, arrive at, be successful, bring about, bring off successfully, bring to pass, carry through, come by, come to, complete, consequi, consummate, earn, effect, effectuate, finish, gain, gain one s end,… …   Law dictionary

  • attain — *reach, compass, gain, achieve Analogous words: *come, arrive: win, acquire, secure, obtain, *get: accomplish, effect (see PERFORM) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • attain — [v] achieve, accomplish accede to, acquire, arrive, arrive at, bring off, come through, complete, cop*, earn, effect, fulfill, gain, get*, get fat*, get hands on, get there, glom onto*, grasp, hit, latch onto, make it, obtain, procure, promote,… …   New thesaurus

  • attain — ► VERB 1) succeed in accomplishing. 2) reach (a specified age, size, or amount). DERIVATIVES attainable adjective. ORIGIN Latin attingere, from tangere to touch …   English terms dictionary

  • attain — [ə tān′] vt. [ME attainen < OFr ataindre < L attingere < ad , to + tangere, to touch: see TACT] 1. to gain through effort; accomplish; achieve 2. to reach or come to; arrive at [he attained the age of ninety] vi. to succeed in reaching… …   English World dictionary

  • attain — 01. It will be difficult to [attain] your goal of fluency if you don t make an effort to speak more in class. 02. The world s largest snakes can [attain] a length of more than 9 yards. 03. The car [attains] its top speed of 180 kmh within seconds …   Grammatical examples in English

  • attain — attainer, n. /euh tayn /, v.t. 1. to reach, achieve, or accomplish; gain; obtain: to attain one s goals. 2. to come to or arrive at, esp. after some labor or tedium; reach: to attain the age of 96; to attain the mountain peak. v.i. 3. to arrive… …   Universalium

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