The definition of reach is stretching out an arm or hand in order to touch or grab something.(verb)
An example of reach is when you stretch out your hand to try to grasp hands with your spouse.
Reach is defined as arriving at something, achieving something or giving help or understanding to someone else.(verb)
Reach means to extend your hand or arm to touch something, or how far the influence of something has spread.(noun)
See reach in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME rechen < OE ræcan, akin to Ger reichen < IE *rēiĝ-, to stretch out, extend the hand, akin to base *reĝ-, straight, stretch, direct > right
See reach in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb reached, reach·ing, reach·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English rechen
Origin: , from Old English rǣcan; see reig- in Indo-European roots.
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