Attain in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Attain

(transitive) To accomplish; to achieve. | To get at the knowledge of; to ascertain. | (transitive) To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at.

Short Example Sentence for Attain

  • 1. Is it not possible to attain this? 🔊
  • 2. Probably that is not so easy to attain everywhere. 🔊
  • 3. The larvae attain their full size after moulting twice. 🔊
  • 4. It is not enough to attain failure, we should deserve it. 🔊
  • 5. To attain a new end, new means are required. 🔊
  • 6. With the 2nd year plants attain 1-1/4-1-1/2 m. 🔊
  • 7. Women have ways of understanding each other that men never attain to. 🔊
  • 8. How many obstacles had to be overcome in order to attain it! 🔊
  • 9. He would attain a higher standard in his studies and examinations. 🔊
  • 10. Under these, conditions many plants do not attain a high degree of dormancy. 🔊
  • 11. He strove for perfection; and like all who so strive, he began to attain it. 🔊
  • 12. Sub-postmasters in the rural districts of Bristol attain to great ages. 🔊
  • 13. You see things with an acute and piercing clearness which I cannot attain to. 🔊

How to use Attain in Sentence?

  • 1. They seem in about a fortnight after their birth to attain nearly the size of their mothers. 🔊
  • 2. To attain this true religion the human race has had to travel far and to make many experiments. 🔊
  • 3. The larvae now gradually attain the pupa stage, and remain inactive until their full development. 🔊
  • 4. Few sons attain the praise Of their great sires, and most their sires disgrace. 🔊
  • 5. That Beauty is the normal state, is shown by the perpetual effort of Nature to attain it. 🔊
  • 6. Could any enthusiasm of poet or skill of painter attain the sublime elevation of such a scene as that? 🔊
  • 7. Unfortunately, to attain this virtue he has to pass through the phase of thinking of himself, and that is misdirected genius. 🔊
  • 8. Story-telling may attain the character of a disease, in one who has a retentive memory and a voluble vocabulary. 🔊
  • 9. We shall move rapidly; for our rehearsal will best attain the object we have in view by its brevity and condensation. 🔊
  • 10. By natural religion has generally been understood such religion as human reason could attain to without supernatural aid. 🔊
  • 11. But after the trees or the grafts attain an age of 15 years or more, graft union failures are numerous. 🔊
  • 12. But he may safely say that the size of horses will never attain to infinity, nor the heads of sheep to nothing. 🔊
  • 13. There are beings whose mental eyes are covered with scarcely any dust, but if the doctrine is not preached to them they cannot attain salvation. 🔊
  • 14. We know, of course, that the flies do not begin to puncture the husk until they attain a certain degree of softness. 🔊
  • 15. To attain this end, do not allow your brain to work at night, or your mind to be besieged by painful thoughts. 🔊
  • 16. But why did not these excellent principles attain better results in Luther's own time? 🔊
  • 17. There are two roads by which men may attain riches and honor: the one by letters, the other by arms. 🔊
  • 18. Few attain to a balance of principles or recognize truly how in all human things there is a thesis and antithesis, a law of action and of reaction. 🔊
  • 19. He who had dreamt not of a viceroyship alone, but to attain to the highest place next to the Emperor. 🔊
  • 20. Why should evil be permitted, then, in order to attain an end, which it is conceded can be perfectly attained without it? 🔊
  • 21. After all, in oratorio Handel's best music is that in which he seeks to attain the sublime. 🔊
  • 22. Yarns are sold according to their "actual" counts, though when they are woven into cloth they frequently attain nominal or brevet rank. 🔊
  • 23. If such primitive means can attain such satisfactory results, what could not modern agricultural science be made to do for Persia? 🔊
  • 24. As the affair is now set agoing, it is but natural that I should do all I can to attain my desired object. 🔊
  • 25. The expense of printing was increased by this arrangement, but it seemed to be more important to attain absolute security against fraud than to save money. 🔊
  • 26. First among the aims for which he had been striving, and to attain to which he had hazarded so much, there must have been the hope that she should make a brilliant match. 🔊
  • 27. The attempt at universal separation is the final annihilation of all reasoning; for only by the union of conceptions with one another do we attain to discourse of reason. 🔊