achieve-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: accomplish something successfully through effort

The government's training policy, he claimed, was achieving its objectives.
She finally achieved her ambition to visit South America.
I've been working all day, but I feel as if I've achieved nothing.
These are the skills needed to achieve in school.

VerbNet: complete-55.2
FrameNet: Accomplishment
PropBank: achieve.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1