far–reaching

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adjective far–reach·ing \ˈfär-ˌrē-chiŋ\

Definition of far–reaching

  1. :  having a wide range or effect

Circa 1590

First Known Use of far–reaching

circa 1590


FAR–REACHING Defined for English Language Learners

far–reaching

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adjective far–reach·ing \ˈfär-ˌrē-chiŋ\

Definition of far–reaching for English Language Learners

  • : affecting many people or things : having a wide range or influence


FAR–REACHING Defined for Kids

far–reaching

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adjective far–reach·ing \ˈfär-ˈrē-chiŋ\

Definition of far–reaching for Students

  1. :  having a wide range, influence, or effect far-reaching changes


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