1. Verb.  To carry on to a final close; to bring out into a perfected state; to accomplish; to perform; -- as, to '''achieve''' a feat, an exploit, an enterprise.
  2. Verb.  To obtain, or gain, as the result of exertion; to succeed in gaining; to win.
  3. Verb.  (obsolete) To obtain with a material thing as the aim.
  4. Verb.  (obsolete) To finish; to kill. - Shakespeare.

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