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Definitions of reach:
  • noun:   the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
  • noun:   the limits within which something can be effective
    Example: "He was beyond the reach of their fire"
  • noun:   an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control
    Example: "Outside the reach of the law"
  • noun:   the limit of capability
  • verb:   to extend as far as
    Example: "The sunlight reached the wall"
  • verb:   be in or establish communication with
    Example: "Our advertisements reach millions"
  • verb:   move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense
    Example: "Government reaches out to the people"
  • verb:   reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
    Example: "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
  • verb:   reach a destination, either real or abstract
    Example: "The water reached the doorstep"
  • verb:   reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"
  • verb:   to exert much effort or energy
  • verb:   place into the hands or custody of
  • verb:   to gain with effort
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #12536)

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