1. To accomplish; to achieve.
    To attain such a high level of proficiency requires hours of practice each day.
  2. To get at the knowledge of; to ascertain.
  3. To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at.
  4. To come or arrive, by motion, growth, bodily exertion, or efforts toward a place, object, state, etc.; to reach.
  5. To reach in excellence or degree; to equal.
  6. To overtake.

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