What is attain?

  • (verb): Reach a destination, either real or abstract.
    Synonyms: reach, make, hit, arrive at, gain
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on attain:

Largest Organisms - Animals - Invertebrates - Cnidarians (Cnidaria)
... The largest individual species are the sea-anemones of the genus Discoma, which can attain a mouth disc diameter of 60 cm (2 ft) ... and South Pacific oceans, which can attain a mass of 6 kg (13 lb), a 30 cm (1 ft) bell and a tentacle length up to 2 m (6.6 ft) ... Hydrozoans (Hydrozoa) The colonial siphonophore Praya dubia can attain lengths of 40–50 m (130–160 ft) ...
List Of Otogi Zoshi Characters - Kuzume
... was sent by Shutendouji from the Western region to take over the Tsuchigumo clan in order to attain a more powerfully established armada, and more slavery of women ... main plan out of this change of events was to attain the power of the Magatama of Earth ... everyone had laid out their strategy to attain the Magatama of Earth, Kuzume personally attacks Hoshikuma with a tantō, in hopes to kill him ...
Moksa (Jainism) - The Concept - Bhavyata
... as the soul needs to expend necessary efforts to attain it ... On the other hand abhavya souls are those souls who cannot attain liberation as they do not have faith in mokṣa and hence never make any efforts to attain it ...
Narada Bhakti Sutra - Key Concepts - Ultimate Attachment
... of forms of attachment is given, through which a devotee should attain a loving feeling towards God, including attachment to the Lord's qualities attachment to His ... convinced by them will be blessed with devotion and attain the most dear Lord ... Yes, he will attain the most dear Lord." ...
The Path To Nirvana - Existence of Aryans Today
... To attain first step of the Magga, a meditator should obtain Samadhi in his/her mind ... (Some Buddhist scholars argue that attain Dyana is not necessary) ... The way of Vidarshana is in Satipattana Suthra which is the only way to attain Nibbana ...

More definitions of "attain":

  • (verb): Reach a point in time, or a certain state or level.
    Synonyms: reach, hit

Famous quotes containing the word attain:

    Night hangs upon mine eyes; my bones would rest,
    That have but labored to attain this hour.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    If it is the mark of the artist to love art before everything, to renounce everything for its sake, to think all the sweet human things of life well lost if only he may attain something, do some good, great work—then I was never an artist.
    Ellen Terry (1847–1928)

    There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)