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reach

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another
  • would you reach me the potatoes, please?

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2 to transmit information or requests to
  • you can reach me by phone after 3:00 p.m. most days

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3 to act upon (a person or a person's feelings) so as to cause a response
  • the movie adaptation just didn't reach me the way the novel did

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reach

noun

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1 a wide space or area
  • a wide reach of woods

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2 an area over which activity, capacity, or influence extends
  • she's got a good memory, but critical thinking seems to be beyond her reach

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3 usually reaches plural the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement
  • there are still only a few women in the upper reaches of the profession

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The first known use of reach was before the 12th century

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“Reach.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reach. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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