succeed in reaching

succeed in reaching
index attain, earn

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Look at other dictionaries:

  • get — /get/ verb past tense got, past participle got especially BrE gotten especially AmE present participle getting RECEIVE/OBTAIN 1 RECEIVE (transitive not in passive) to be given or receive something: Sharon always seems to get loads of mail. | Why… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • get — [get; ] also, although it is considered nonstandard by some [, git] vt. GOT, gotten, getting: see usage note at GOTTEN got, got [ME geten < ON geta, to get, beget, akin to OE gietan (see BEGET, FORGET), Ger gessen in vergessen, forget < IE… …   English World dictionary

  • PUBLIC AUTHORITY — PUBLIC AUTHORITY, in the context of this article, a term referring to an authoritative body composed of representatives of the public – whether appointed or elected by the latter – and entrusted with the duty and power to arrange various matters… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • get — [get] verb got PASTTENSE [gɒt ǁ gɑːt] got PASTPART gotten PASTPART [ˈgɒtn ǁ ˈgɑːtn] getting PRESPART 1 …   Financial and business terms

  • make it — verb 1. continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.) (Freq. 7) He survived the cancer against all odds • Syn: ↑survive, ↑pull through, ↑pull round, ↑come through • Ant: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dominican Republic — a republic in the West Indies, occupying the E part of the island of Hispaniola. 8,228,151; 19,129 sq. mi. (49,545 sq. km). Cap.: Santo Domingo. Formerly, Santo Domingo, San Domingo. * * * Dominican Republic Introduction Dominican Republic… …   Universalium

  • attain — I verb accomplish, achieve, acquire, adsequi, arrive at, be successful, bring about, bring off successfully, bring to pass, carry through, come by, come to, complete, consequi, consummate, earn, effect, effectuate, finish, gain, gain one s end,… …   Law dictionary

  • come through — verb 1. penetrate (Freq. 6) The sun broke through the clouds The rescue team broke through the wall in the mine shaft • Syn: ↑break through • Derivationally related forms: ↑breakthrough (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • sound reception — Introduction       response of an organism s aural mechanism, the ear, to a specific form of energy change, or sound waves. Sound waves can be transmitted through gases, liquids, or solids, but the hearing function of each species is particularly …   Universalium

  • win — win1 winnable, adj. /win/, v., won, winning, n. v.i. 1. to finish first in a race, contest, or the like. 2. to succeed by striving or effort: He applied for a scholarship and won. 3. to gain the victory; overcome an adversary: The home team won.… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”