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outreach

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verb out·reach \ˌau̇t-ˈrēch\

Definition of outreach

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to surpass in reachb :  exceed the demand outreaches the supply

  3. 2 :  to get the better of by trickery

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to go too far

  6. 2 :  to reach out

Examples of outreach in a sentence

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

Circa 1568

First Known Use of outreach

circa 1568


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outreach

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noun out·reach \ˈau̇t-ˌrēch\

Definition of outreach

  1. 1 :  the act of reaching out

  2. 2 :  the extent or limit of reach the outreach of the Ohio floods — Clifton Johnson

  3. 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 in a sentence

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

1859

First Known Use of outreach

1859


OUTREACH Defined for English Language Learners


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outreach

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noun out·reach \ˈau̇t-ˌrēch\

Definition of outreach for English Language Learners

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



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