Usage examples for achieves

  1. Barnes achieves this triumph in words with perfect ease. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  2. " One feels inclined to wonder now and then whether success does not occasionally, at least, cost the man who achieves it more than it is worth," he said. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  3. And yet this same Boswell is " a man of the meanest and feeblest intellect"; and, strangest of all, only achieves his amazing success by force of his worthlessness and folly. – Dr. Johnson and His Circle by John Bailey