- I(Roget's IV) modif.Syn. achievable, feasible, reachable; see available .II(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Capable of being obtained or used: acquirable, available, gettable, obtainable, procurable. Idioms: on hand, to be had. See GET.
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Attainable — At*tain a*ble, a. 1. Capable of being attained or reached by efforts of the mind or body; capable of being compassed or accomplished by efforts directed to the object. [1913 Webster] The highest pitch of perfection attainable in this life.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
attainable — index available, facile, open (accessible), possible, potential, practicable, public (open) … Law dictionary
attainable — 1640s; see ATTAIN (Cf. attain) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Attainability … Etymology dictionary
attainable — [adj] within reach; achievable accessible, accomplishable, at hand, available, cherry pie*, duck soup*, easy, feasible, gettable, likely, no problem*, no sweat*, obtainable, piece of cake*, possible, potential, practicable, probable, procurable,… … New thesaurus
attainable — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become ADVERB ▪ perfectly ▪ We believe that this level of performance is perfectly attainable … Collocations dictionary
attainable — [[t]əte͟ɪnəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is attainable can be achieved. It is unrealistic to believe perfection is an attainable goal. Syn: achievable … English dictionary
attainable — at|tain|a|ble [ ə teınəbl ] adjective possible to achieve, reach, or get: performance standards attainable by every employee … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
attainable — adjective a challenging but attainable target Syn: achievable, obtainable, accessible, within reach, securable, realizable; practicable, workable, realistic, reasonable, viable, feasible, possible; informal doable, get at able … Thesaurus of popular words
attainable — UK [əˈteɪnəb(ə)l] / US adjective possible to achieve, reach, or get performance standards attainable by every employee … English dictionary
attainable — attain ► VERB 1) succeed in accomplishing. 2) reach (a specified age, size, or amount). DERIVATIVES attainable adjective. ORIGIN Latin attingere, from tangere to touch … English terms dictionary
attainable — adjective capable of being attained or accomplished choose an attainable goal art is not something that is come at able by dint of study • Syn: ↑come at able • Similar to: ↑possible • Derivationally related forms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary