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reach

reach

 
pronunciation:
rich
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part of speech: verb
inflections: reached, reaches, reaching
definition 1: to touch or take hold of something by stretching out part of the body toward it.
Can you reach the glass on the top shelf?
synonyms:
touch
similar words:
grasp, seize
definition 2: to get in touch with.
They can reach us by phone.
synonyms:
communicate with, contact
definition 3: to arrive at.
We reached the lake after a three-hour drive.Has he reached a decision?
synonyms:
arrive at
similar words:
accomplish, achieve, hit, make, strike
derivations: reachable (adj.), reacher (n.)
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