Found 3 items, similar to reached.
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English → English
v 1: reach a destination, either real or abstract; “We hit
Detroit by noon”
; “The water reached the doorstep”
barely made it to the finish line”
; “I have to hit the
MAC machine before the weekend starts”
, arrive at
2: 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”
3: move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a
metaphorical sense; “Government reaches out to the people”
[syn: reach out
4: be in or establish communication with; “Our advertisements
; “He never contacted his children after he
emigrated to Australia”
[syn: get through
, get hold of
5: to gain with effort; “she achieved her goal despite
6: to extend as far as; “The sunlight reached the wall”
he reach?” “The chair must not touch the wall”
[syn: extend to
7: reach a goal, e.g., “make the first team”
; “We made it!”
“She may not make the grade”
, get to
, progress to
8: place into the hands or custody of; “hand me the spoon,
; “Turn the files over to me, please”
; “He turned
over the prisoner to his lawyers”
, pass on
, turn over
9: to exert much effort or energy; “straining our ears to hear”
n 1: the limits within which something can be effective; “range
; “he was beyond the reach of their fire”
2: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or
control: “the range of a supersonic jet”
; “the ambit of
; “within the compass of this
; “within the scope of an investigation”
the reach of the law”
; “in the political orbit of a world
3: the act of physically reaching or thrusting out [syn: reaching
4: the limit of capability; “within the compass of education”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reached
, the old preterit, is obsolete); p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. rechen, AS. r[=ae]can, r[=ae]cean, to
extend, stretch out; akin to D. reiken, G. reichen, and
possibly to AS. r[=i]ce powerful, rich, E. rich. [root]115.]
1. To extend; to stretch; to thrust out; to put forth, as a
limb, a member, something held, or the like.
Her tresses yellow, and long straughten,
Unto her heeles down they raughten. --Rom. of R.
Reach hither thy hand and thrust it into my side.
--John xx. 27.
Fruit trees, over woody, reached too far
Their pampered boughs. --Milton.
2. Hence, to deliver by stretching out a member, especially
the hand; to give with the hand; to pass to another; to
hand over; as, to reach one a book.
He reached me a full cup. --2 Esd. xiv.
3. To attain or obtain by stretching forth the hand; to
extend some part of the body, or something held by one, so
as to touch, strike, grasp, or the like; as, to reach an
object with the hand, or with a spear.
O patron power, . . . thy present aid afford,
Than I may reach the beast. --Dryden.
4. To strike, hit, or touch with a missile; as, to reach an
object with an arrow, a bullet, or a shell.
5. Hence, to extend an action, effort, or influence to; to
penetrate to; to pierce, or cut, as far as.
If these examples of grown men reach not the case of
children, let them examine. --Locke.
6. To extend to; to stretch out as far as; to touch by virtue
of extent; as, his land reaches the river.
Thy desire . . . leads to no excess
That reaches blame. --Milton.
7. To arrive at; to come to; to get as far as.
Before this letter reaches your hands. --Pope.
8. To arrive at by effort of any kind; to attain to; to gain;
to be advanced to.
The best account of the appearances of nature which
human penetration can reach, comes short of its
9. To understand; to comprehend. [Obs.]
Do what, sir? I reach you not. --Beau. & Fl.
10. To overreach; to deceive. [Obs.] --South.