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Attain, to reach, compass, gain; 1) trans.: “ere he a. his easeful western bed,” H6C V, 3, 6. “but when he once --s the upmost round,” Caes. II, 1, 24. “to a. this hour,” V, 5, 42. “if opportunity and humblest suit cannot a. it,” Wiv. III, 4, 21. “could have --ed the effect of your own purpose,” Meas. II, 1, 13. “ere his youth --ed a beard,” Mids. II, 1, 95. Merch. II, 1, 37. R2 II, 3, 64. H4B IV, 4, 71. H6B I, 4, 74. Cor. I, 1, 269. Cymb. V, 5, 184.
2) followed by to: “till they a. to their abhorred ends,” All's IV, 3, 27. “which the gods grant thee to a. to,” Tim. IV, 3, 330. “more glory than Octavius shall a. unto,” Caes. V, 5, 38.
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