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reaches

verb
present tense third-person singular of reach

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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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reaches

noun
plural of reach

Synonyms of reaches (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Reaches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reaches. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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