reached, past participle; reaches, 3rd person singular present; reaching, present participle; reached, past tense;
Stretch out an arm in a specified direction in order to touch or grasp something
he reached over and turned off his bedside light
Make a movement with one's hand or arm in an attempt to touch or grasp (something)
Carl reached for the phone
Stretch out one's hand or arm
he reached out a hand and touched her forehead
Hand (something) to (someone)
reach me those glasses
Be able to touch something with an outstretched arm or leg
I had to stand on tiptoe and even then I could hardly reach
Extend help, understanding, or influence
he felt such an urge to reach out to his fellow sufferer
Arrive at; get as far as
“Goodbye,” she said as they reached the door
the show is due to reach our screens early next year
Attain or extend to (a specified point, level, or condition)
unemployment reached a peak in 1933
in its native habitat it will reach to about 6 m in height
Succeed in achieving
the intergovernmental conference reached agreement on the draft treaty
Make contact or communicate with (someone) by telephone or other means
I've been trying to reach you all morning
(of a broadcast or other communication) Be received by
television reached those parts of the electorate that other news sources could not
Succeed in influencing or having an effect on
their fresh sound and message reach people who may never set foot in a church
Sail with the wind blowing from the side, or from slightly behind the side, of the ship
An act of reaching out with one's arm
she made a reach for him
The distance to which someone can stretch out their hand (used esp. of a boxer)
a giant, over six feet seven with a reach of over 81 inches
The extent or range of application, effect, or influence
the diameter and the reach of the spark plug varies from engine to engine
A continuous extent of land or water, esp. a stretch of river between two bends, or the part of a canal between locks
the upper reaches of the Nile
A distance traversed in reaching
range: the limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire"
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"
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"
scope: 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 ...
the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense; "Government reaches out to the people"
In the application of statistics to advertising and media analysis, reach refers to the total number of different people or households exposed, at least once, to a medium during a given period of time. ...
Reach is the 8th album from the rock band Survivor, released under Tower Records and the band's latest album in 18 years. Some of the material originates from a period from 1993 to 1996 when the band recorded demos for an unreleased album that can be heard on the Fire Makes Steel bootleg. ...
The Reach are a villainous race of cybernetic insectoid aliens in the DC Comics universe. They are unintentionally responsible for the creation of the dynasty of super heroes known as the Blue Beetles.
Reach is the debut full length album by Tempe, Arizona metalcore band Eyes Set to Kill. It was released on February 19, 2008, and peaked at #29 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart. ...
A reach in geography is an expanse, or widening, of a stream or river channel. This commonly occurs after the river or stream is dammed. A reach is similar to an arm.
In mathematics, the reach of a subset of Euclidean space Rn is a real number that roughly describes how curved the boundary of the set is.
The act of stretching or extending; extension; power of reaching or touching with the person, or a limb, or something held or thrown; The power of stretching out or extending action, influence, or the like; power of attainment or management; extent of force or capacity; Extent; stretch; expanse; ...
Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals
(reaches) The extreme limits
(Reaches) Bars that connected the rear axles with forward part of the coach.
(reaching) Any point of sail with the wind coming from the side of the boat. If the wind is coming from directly over the side, it is a beam reach. If the boat is pointed with its bow more directly into the wind it is a close reach. ...
(REACHING) Making contact; attempting to grasp, control, or impact a situation or person / Reaching an understanding; extending yourself; requesting assistance
(Reaching) Traveling into the spirit world.
(Reaching) is the term used when the boat is at 90 degrees, or side-on, to the wind.
(Reaching) with wand in hand the Magician reaches up for power, while reaching to the earth with the other, power from above used to manifest on the material plane. Through his will he unites spirit and matter.
This refers to the number of unique visitors to a site across the length of the reporting period. Sometimes called ‘unduplicated audience’.
A section of a river or stream that generally extends from one tributary to another, or sometimes from a tributary to a dam or other feature. A reach is typically less than 20 miles in length. ...
The number of different people or households exposed to your television commercial. Often used in tandem with Frequency.
A term used to describe a specific length of a stream or watercourse. For example, the term can be used to describe a section of a stream or watercourse between two bridges.