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) ... fleckeri of the Australasian 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) ... colonial siphonophore Praya dubia can attain lengths of 40–50 m (130–160 ft) ...
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) ... Suthra which is the only way to attain Nibbana ...
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
... forms of attachment is given, through which a devotee should attain a loving feeling towards God, including attachment to the Lord's qualities attachment ... instructions spoken by Narada and is convinced by them will be blessed with devotion and attain the most dear Lord ... Yes, he will attain the most dear Lord." ...
List Of Otogi Zoshi Characters - Kuzume
... region to take over the Tsuchigumo clan in order to attain a more powerfully established armada, and more slavery of women ... Shutendouji's main plan out of this change of events was to attain the power of the Magatama of Earth ... After everyone had laid out their strategy to attain the Magatama of Earth, Kuzume personally attacks Hoshikuma with a tantō, in hopes to kill him ...

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:

    I love all men who dive. Any fish can swim near the surface, but it takes a great whale to go down stairs five miles or more; & if he don’t attain the bottom, why, all the lead in Galena can’t fashion the plummet that will.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It’s close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.
    Elie Wiesel (b. 1928)

    Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.
    Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910)