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attain (v):
reach a destination, either real or abstract
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We hit Detroit by noon.
The water reached the doorstep.
We barely made it to the finish line.
I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts
attain (v):
reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
Samples
The thermometer hit 100 degrees.
This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour
attain (v):
find unexpectedly
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the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb.
she struck a goldmine.
The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake

Related Word: discover
attain (v):
to gain with effort
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she achieved her goal despite setbacks
Related Words: accomplishachieve
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History tends to repeat itself

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What has happened once is liable to happen again.


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