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Acheive vs. Achieve: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on September 18, 2023
"Acheive" is a common misspelling. The correct spelling is "Achieve," which means to accomplish or attain a goal.

Which is correct: Acheive or Achieve

How to spell Achieve?

Acheive is Incorrect

Achieve is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember the saying: "i before e, except after c." In "Achieve," it's "ie" and not "ei."
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Sep 18, 2023
Think of "chief" – the "ie" is the same in "Achieve."
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Visualize reaching a "chief" goal when you "achieve."
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Note that "Achieve" rhymes with "believe," which also has "ie."
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Sep 18, 2023
Use mnemonic: "To achieve is to believe in the 'ie' order."
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Achieve Definitions

Achieve means to successfully reach a desired objective.
She worked hard to achieve her dreams.
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Achieve implies carrying out successfully.
The scientist achieved a breakthrough in his research.
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Achieve signifies the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.
After years of practice, he achieved mastery in music.
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Sep 14, 2023
Achieve entails the realization of a goal through effort.
They achieved a significant increase in sales last year.
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To gain with effort or despite difficulty; reach
Achieve fame as a singer.
Achieve a record speed.
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To succeed in accomplishing; bring about
Achieve a task.
Achieve an improvement in foreign relations.
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To accomplish something successfully; perform at a standard or above standard level
Skills needed to achieve in school.
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(intransitive) To succeed in something, now especially in academic performance.
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(transitive) To carry out successfully; to accomplish.
You can achieve anything if you put your mind to it.
Hannah achieved her lifelong dream of winning a medal at the Olympics.
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To conclude, finish, especially successfully.
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(transitive) To obtain, or gain (a desired result, objective etc.), as the result of exertion; to succeed in gaining; to win.
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To conclude, to turn out.
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To obtain (a material thing).
Show all the spoils by valiant kings achieved.
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To carry on to a final close; to bring out into a perfected state; to accomplish; to perform; - as, to achieve a feat, an exploit, an enterprise.
Supposing faculties and powers to be the same, far more may be achieved in any line by the aid of a capital, invigorating motive than without it.
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To obtain, or gain, as the result of exertion; to succeed in gaining; to win.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness.
Thou hast achieved our liberty.
Show all the spoils by valiant kings achieved.
He hath achieved a maidThat paragons description.
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To finish; to kill.
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To gain with effort;
She achieved her goal despite setbacks
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Achieve refers to bringing about an intended result.
To achieve success, one must be persistent.
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FAQs

Which vowel is used before Achieve?

Typically, the article "an" is used before "achieve" in sentences.
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What is the pronunciation of Achieve?

It's pronounced as /əˈtʃiv/.
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What is the root word of Achieve?

The root word is the Old French "achever."
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Why is it called Achieve?

It's derived from the Old French "achever," meaning to complete or accomplish.
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Is Achieve an adverb?

No.
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What is the verb form of Achieve?

Achieve is already in its verb form.
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Which preposition is used with Achieve?

"Of" can be used, as in "achieve a level of success."
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Which conjunction is used with Achieve?

There isn't a specific conjunction exclusive to "achieve"; it depends on context.
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Sep 18, 2023

Is Achieve a noun or adjective?

It is a verb.
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Is Achieve a negative or positive word?

Neutral, but often used in a positive context.
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Sep 18, 2023

Is Achieve a vowel or consonant?

"Achieve" is a word, but it starts with a vowel.
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Sep 18, 2023

What is the plural form of Achieve?

Verbs don't have plural forms. The noun "achievements" is related.
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What is the singular form of Achieve?

Achieve is in its singular verb form.
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Sep 18, 2023

Which article is used with Achieve?

Either "a" or "an" can be used before "achieve" depending on the context.
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Sep 18, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Achieve?

The second syllable, "chieve."
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What part of speech is Achieve?

It is a verb.
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What is another term for Achieve?

Accomplish.
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Sep 18, 2023

What is the third form of Achieve?

Achieved.
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Is Achieve a collective noun?

No.
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Is the word Achieve imperative?

It can be used in an imperative sense, like "Achieve your goals!"
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Sep 18, 2023

How many syllables are in Achieve?

Two.
Harlon Moss
Sep 18, 2023

Is Achieve an abstract noun?

No, but "achievement" as a noun can be considered abstract.
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Sep 18, 2023

Is the Achieve term a metaphor?

No.
Harlon Moss
Sep 18, 2023

Which determiner is used with Achieve?

Common determiners like "this" or "that" can be used in a larger context.
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What is the first form of Achieve?

Achieve.
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How is Achieve used in a sentence?

To achieve greatness, one must overcome many obstacles
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Is Achieve a countable noun?

"Achieve" is a verb, not a noun.
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Sep 18, 2023

How do we divide Achieve into syllables?

A-chieve.
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What is the opposite of Achieve?

Fail.
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What is the second form of Achieve?

Achieved.
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