Definition of "attained" []

  • To achieve or accomplish (a task, goal, aim, etc) (verb)
  • To reach or arrive at in space or time (verb)
  • To arrive (at) with effort or exertion (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of attain. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "attained" in a sentence
  • "His Scotch estates were confiscated, and his title attained ” the attainder of the earldom was not reversed until 1824."
  • "The lowest temperature that can theoretically be attained is equal to minus 273.15 degrees centigrade."
  • "The coins attained a considerable circulation before the trick was discovered, and then they were suppressed."