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Meaning: REACH

1(n)the limits within which something can be effective
Type: 'noun.location'
Usage: 'range of motion'
Usage: 'he was beyond the reach of their fire'
Synonym: range,
2(n)an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
Type: 'noun.attribute'
Usage: 'the range of a supersonic jet'
Usage: 'a piano has a greater range than the human voice'
Usage: 'the ambit of municipal legislation'
Usage: 'within the compass of this article'
Usage: 'within the scope of an investigation'
Usage: 'outside the reach of the law'
Usage: 'in the political orbit of a world power'
Synonym: ambit, compass, orbit, range, scope,
3(n)the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
Type: 'noun.act'
Synonym: reaching, stretch,
4(n)the limit of capability
Type: 'noun.cognition'
Usage: 'within the compass of education'
Synonym: compass, grasp, range,
1(v)reach a destination, either real or abstract
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'We hit Detroit by noon'
Usage: 'The water reached the doorstep'
Usage: 'We barely made it to the finish line'
Usage: 'I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts'
Synonym: arrive at, attain, gain, hit, make,
2(v)reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'The thermometer hit 100 degrees'
Usage: 'This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour'
Synonym: attain, hit,
3(v)move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense
Type: ''
Usage: 'Government reaches out to the people'
Synonym: reach out,
4(v)be in or establish communication with
Type: 'verb.communication'
Usage: 'Our advertisements reach millions'
Usage: 'He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia'
Synonym: contact, get hold of, get through,
5(v)to gain with effort
Type: ''
Usage: 'she achieved her goal despite setbacks'
Synonym: accomplish, achieve, attain,
6(v)to extend as far as
Type: 'verb.stative'
Usage: 'The sunlight reached the wall'
Usage: 'Can he reach?'
Usage: 'The chair must not touch the wall'
Synonym: extend to, touch,
7(v)reach a goal, e.g.,
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'make the first team'
Usage: 'We made it!'
Usage: 'She may not make the grade'
Synonym: get to, make, progress to,
8(v)place into the hands or custody of
Type: 'verb.possession'
Usage: 'hand me the spoon, please'
Usage: 'Turn the files over to me, please'
Usage: 'He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers'
Synonym: give, hand, pass, pass on, turn over,
9(v)to exert much effort or energy
Type: 'verb.competition'
Usage: 'straining our ears to hear'
Synonym: strain, strive,

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