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1 reach /ˈriːtʃ/ verb
reaches; reached; reaching
1 reach
/ˈriːtʃ/
verb
reaches; reached; reaching
Learner's definition of REACH
: to be able to touch, pick up, or grab (something) by moving or stretching
[+ object]
[no object]
: to move or stretch (your hand, arm, etc.) when you are trying to touch or grab something
[+ object]
+ out, into, up, etc.
[no object]
usually + out, into, up, etc.
[+ object] : to arrive at (a place that you have been traveling to)
often used figuratively
used to say that something is big or long enough to touch a certain place or point
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object]
: to grow, develop, or increase to (a particular amount, size, etc.)
: to come to (a particular situation or condition)
: to succeed in achieving (something) after making an effort over a period of time
not used in the progressive tenses [+ object]
: to be seen or heard by (someone)
: to call or write to (someone) : to communicate with (someone)
[+ object] : to get the attention or interest of (someone)
[+ object] informal : to make (someone) understand or accept something

reach for

[phrasal verb]
reach for (someone or something) : to move your hand in order to get or touch (someone or something)
reach for (something) : to try hard to achieve or succeed at (something)
see also reach for the moon at 1moon, reach for the stars at 1star

reach out

[phrasal verb]
: to make an effort to do something for other people
reach out to (someone)
: to offer help or support to (someone)
: to try to get the attention and interest of (someone)

— reachable

/ˈriːtʃəbəl/ adjective
2 reach /ˈriːtʃ/ noun
plural reaches
2 reach
/ˈriːtʃ/
noun
plural reaches
Learner's definition of REACH
: the distance that you can stretch your arm to touch, pick up, or grab something
[singular]
[noncount]
: the ability or power of someone or something to do, achieve, or control something
[singular]
[noncount]
reaches [plural]
: the parts of an area that are a long way from the center
often + of
sometimes used figuratively
: levels of an organization
: a straight part of a stream or river

within (easy) reach of

: close to (something)
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