|Attainable (At*tain"a*ble) (#), a.
1. Capable of being attained or reached by efforts of the mind or body; capable of being compassed or accomplished by efforts directed to the object. "The highest pitch of perfection attainable in this life." Addison.
2. Obtainable. [Obs.] "General Howe would not permit the purchase of those articles [clothes and blankets] in Philadelphia, and they were not attainable in the country." Marshall.
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