outreach


1out·reach

verb \ˌat-ˈrēch\

Definition of OUTREACH

transitive verb
1
a :  to surpass in reach
b :  exceed <the demand outreaches the supply>
2
:  to get the better of by trickery
intransitive verb
1
:  to go too far
2
:  to reach out

Examples of OUTREACH

  1. <a young actress whose ambition outreaches her talent, unfortunately>

First Known Use of OUTREACH

circa 1568

2out·reach

noun \ˈat-ˌrēch\

: the activity or process of bringing information or services to people

Full Definition of OUTREACH

1
:  the act of reaching out
2
:  the extent or limit of reach <the outreach of the Ohio floods — Clifton Johnson>
3
:  the extending of services or assistance beyond current or usual limits <an outreach program>; also :  the extent of such services or assistance

Examples of OUTREACH

  1. He is responsible for the campaign's outreach to college students.

First Known Use of OUTREACH

1870

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