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'reach'

Overview of noun reach
1. range, reach -- (the limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire")

2. scope, range, reach, orbit, compass, ambit -- (an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "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")

3. reach, reaching, stretch -- (the act of physically reaching or thrusting out)

4. compass, range, reach, grasp -- (the limit of capability; "within the compass of education")


Overview of verb reach
1. reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain -- (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")

2. reach, hit, attain -- (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")

3. reach, reach out -- (move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense; "Government reaches out to the people")

4. reach, get through, get hold of, contact -- (be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia")

5. achieve, accomplish, attain, reach -- (to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks")

6. reach, extend to, touch -- (to extend as far as; "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he reach?" "The chair must not touch the wall")

7. reach, make, get to, progress to -- (reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade")

8. pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give -- (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")

9. strive, reach, strain -- (to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear")



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