The definition of achieve means to accomplish a goal or to do something you set out to do.(verb)
An example of achieve is when you win a race you were running and wanted to win.
See achieve in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME acheven < OFr achever, to finish < a-, to + chief, head: see chief
See achieve in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb a·chieved, a·chiev·ing, a·chieves verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English acheven
Origin: , from Old French achever
Origin: , from a chief (venir), (to come) to a head; see Chief.
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