Definition of Reach in English :
Define Reach in English
Reach meaning in English
Meaning of Reach in English
Pronunciation of Reach in English
Reach pronunciation in English
Pronounce Reach in Englishsee synonyms of reach
1. range, reach
the limits within which something can be effective
Example Sentences:'range of motion''he was beyond the reach of their fire'
an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
Example Sentences:'the range of a supersonic jet''a piano has a greater range than the human voice''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'
the limit of capability
Example Sentences:'within the compass of education'
reach a destination, either real or abstract
Example Sentences:'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'
reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
Example Sentences:'The thermometer hit 100 degrees''This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour'
7. reach, reach out
move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense
Example Sentences:'Government reaches out to the people'
be in or establish communication with
Example Sentences:'Our advertisements reach millions''He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia'
to gain with effort
Example Sentences:'she achieved her goal despite setbacks'
to extend as far as
Example Sentences:'The sunlight reached the wall''Can he reach?''The chair must not touch the wall'
reach a goal, e.g.,
Example Sentences:'make the first team''We made it!''She may not make the grade'
place into the hands or custody of
Example Sentences:'hand me the spoon, please''Turn the files over to me, please''He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers'
to exert much effort or energy
Example Sentences:'straining our ears to hear'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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