- The definition of achieved is a person who is very skilled or accomplished.
An example of an achieved musician is a person who can play five musical instruments.
Highly skilled or developed; accomplished: “The author &ellipsis; is not merely lucky, but an achieved and deserving fiction writer” (Wright Morris).
- Simple past tense and past participle of achieve.
Variant of achieve
transitive verbachieved, achieving
- to do; succeed in doing; accomplish
- to get or reach by exertion; attain; gain: to achieve one's goals
Origin of achieveMiddle English acheven ; from Old French achever, to finish ; from a-, to + chief, head: see chief
to bring about a desired result; succeed