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Verb
(of a physical location) To arrive or get as far as
“The Portugese were the first Europeans to reach the Cape of Good Hope.”
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(of a goal or level) To attain or rise to
“Unfortunately, the team didn't quite reach the heights of their previous historic win.”
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To drop or fall to, especially of an undesirable or notorious level or failure
“To reach the depths of baseness, it isn't enough to be banal. One must stoop even lower.”
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To succeed in influencing or having an effect on
“We are hoping that our message of hope will reach the millions who are in despair.”
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To make contact or communication with
“I finally managed to reach him by phone.”
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To stretch out an arm in a specified direction in order to touch or grasp something
“I reach to grasp the item on the shelf, but then I notice the price tag.”
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To succeed in achieving
“Attention to detail has allowed the company to reach its high standards of quality.”
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To give (something to someone) by stretching out a limb
“Just reach me those dry shoes from the little net on the wall, will you now?”
Noun
An area over which capacity extends
“The hotel is within the reach of both the countryside as well as the city center.”
Noun
An area over which activity or influence extends
“No one is more vulnerable than a prisoner held beyond the reach of the law.”
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The distance to which someone is able to stretch out their hand
“He has an incredibly long reach that he uses to his advantage as an athlete.”
Noun
The extent or range of something's application, effect, or influence
“Life had become so absurdly comic that it was beyond the reach of humorists to ridicule it.”
Noun
The placement of something within a vertical hierarchy
“Recuperation is essential for any credible assault on the upper reach of the sport's rankings.”
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