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Definition of "reach" []

  • To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend: reached out an arm. (verb-transitive)
  • To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending: can't reach the shelf. (verb-transitive)
  • To arrive at; attain: reached a conclusion; reached their destination. (verb-transitive)
  • To succeed in getting in contact with or communicating with: They reached us by phone. Our newsletter reaches a specialized readership. (verb-transitive)
  • To succeed in having an effect on: No one seems able to reach her anymore. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reach" in a sentence
  • "Some way out of the center but easily within reach is the Museo Muros (Avenida Vicente Guerrero 205, Colonia Lomas de Selva), which exhibits the contemporary art collection of Jacques and Natasha Gelman."
  • "The phrase reach out means to reach out with your arm and try to grab something."
  • "Media reach is a strong reason for the penetration of goods like cosmetics, mobile phones, etc., which are only used by the urban people."