Textual thesaurus for "attain"

(verb) hit, reach

reach a point in time, or a certain state or level

The thermometer hit 100 degrees; This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour

(verb) hit, make, gain, arrive at, reach

reach a destination, either real or abstract

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

(verb) strike, fall upon, happen upon, discover, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, light upon

find unexpectedly

the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb; she struck a goldmine; The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake

(verb) accomplish, achieve, reach

to gain with effort

she achieved her goal despite setbacks