Synonyms for attains
- accede to
- arrive at
- bring off
- come through
- get fat
- get hands on
- get there
- glom onto
- latch onto
- make it
- pull off
- rack up
Antonyms for attains
- give up
- give in
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ATTAINS
The 'colouring' is composed of eight pounds of moist sugar, boiled till it attains a middle state, between bitter and sweet.
Why, through all the employments of life, who ever attains to the like of this?
Sown in April or May, it attains a large growth before winter.
He will be a famous man-at-arms, when he attains his full age.
In some species it attains to a length of seven inches, and a width of more than two inches.
But this illusion has degrees, and with mystics it attains its maximum.
It attains a length of 30 feet, but is neither fierce nor voracious.
The Sugar Pine is the tallest of the genus and attains a height of 50 or 60 metres.
But in the ode To Autumn Keats attains to the serenity he has been seeking.
And the organism which attains to this, in the nature of things must live forever.
c.1300, "to succeed in reaching," from stem of Old French ataindre (11c., Modern French atteindre) "to come up to, reach, attain, endeavor, strive," from Vulgar Latin *adtangere, from Latin attingere "to touch, to arrive at," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + tangere "to touch" (see tangent). Latin attingere had a wide range of meanings, including "to attack, to strike, to appropriate, to manage," all somehow suggested by the literal sense "to touch." Related: Attained; attaining.