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Involving the extension of a part of the body
“This advanced version of the exercise is called a reaching lunge.”
Too unlikely to be believed
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An act, state or instance of arriving somewhere
“Everything hinged on our reaching the island before dark.”
The state or fact of spanning a scope or area, or reaching a certain point
“I wonder if our reaching of the limits of this political system will, or has already caused, a similar kind of catastrophe.”
Something achieved with effort, skill, or courage
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The state or condition of being about to happen or take place
Going somewhere, typically with some degree of difficulty
Making contact with, typically by telephone
“I finally managed to reach him by phone.”
(of a physical location) Present participle for to arrive or get as far as
“The Portuguese were the first Europeans to reach the Cape of Good Hope.”
(of a goal or level) Present participle for to attain or rise to
“Unfortunately, the team didn't quite reach the heights of their previous historic win.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for to succeed in achieving
“Attention to detail has allowed the company to reach its high standards of quality.”
Present participle for 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?”
Reaching a given point or result
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