What does the word attain mean?

Usage examples for attain

  1. He had felt that was the one thing in life to attain. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. What do we hope to attain through it? – An Interpretation of Friends Worship by N. Jean Toomer
  3. All who attain it may be regarded as sound and proper men and women. – Equality by Edward Bellamy