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Definition of reach
- Reach n
- The limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire" [syn: {range}]
- An area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power" [syn: {scope}, {range}, {orbit}, {compass}, {ambit}]
- The act of physically reaching or thrusting out [syn: {reaching}, {stretch}]
- The limit of capability; "within the compass of education" [syn: {compass}, {range}, {grasp}] v
- Reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts" [syn: {make}, {attain}, {hit}, {arrive at}, {gain}]
- Reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour" [syn: {hit}, {attain}]
- Move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense; "Government reaches out to the people" [syn: {reach out}]
- Be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia" [syn: {get through}, {get hold of}, {contact}]
- To gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks" [syn: {achieve}, {accomplish}, {attain}]
- To extend as far as; "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he reach?" "The chair must not touch the wall" [syn: {extend to}, {touch}]
- Reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade" [syn: {make}, {get to}, {progress to}]
- Place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers" [syn: {pass}, {hand}, {pass on}, {turn over}, {give}]
- To exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear" [syn: {strive}, {strain}]
Sneidon Dumela edited reach to Reach - 2015-09-01 15:09:20
Sneidon Dumela edited - to Fikelelela - 2015-09-01 15:09:20

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