An example of reach is when you stretch out your hand to try to grasp hands with your spouse.
An example of reach is when you arrive at your final destination.
An example of reach is when you get the job you always wanted.
An example of reach is when you help a fellow man in need.
Reached out an arm.
Can't reach the shelf.
Reached their destination; reached a conclusion.
Reached for a book; reach into a pocket.
A boxer with a long reach.
An example of reach is how far you can extend your hands out to touch things.
An example of reach is when a policy you create influences many people.
Reach me the salt.
To reach town by night.
The news reached him late.
To reach thousands of dollars.
Couldn't reach my parents during the power outage.
Power that reaches into other lands.
A vast reach of still water.
The upper reaches of society.
It's a reach to think of such a fool as president.
To reach an object with the hand, or with a spear; I can't quite reach the pepper, could you pass it to me? The gun was stored in a small box on a high closet shelf, but the boy managed to reach it by climbing on other boxes.
After three years, he reached the position of manager.
The fruit is beyond my reach.
To be within reach of cannon shot.
Sales reached the millions.
Reach me the sugar.
The frog caught the insect with a sudden reach of its tongue.
Origin of reach
- Middle English rechen from Old English rǣcan reig- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition