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Meaning of "reach" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD REACH

Old English rǣcan; related to Old Frisian rēka, Old High German reihhen.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF REACH

reach  [riːtʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REACH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Reach is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb reach in English.

WHAT DOES REACH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of reach in the English dictionary

The first definition of reach in the dictionary is to arrive at or get to in the course of movement or action. Other definition of reach is to extend as far as. Reach is also to come to.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO REACH

PRESENT

Present
I reach
you reach
he/she/it reaches
we reach
you reach
they reach
Present continuous
I am reaching
you are reaching
he/she/it is reaching
we are reaching
you are reaching
they are reaching
Present perfect
I have reached
you have reached
he/she/it has reached
we have reached
you have reached
they have reached
Present perfect continuous
I have been reaching
you have been reaching
he/she/it has been reaching
we have been reaching
you have been reaching
they have been reaching
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I reached
you reached
he/she/it reached
we reached
you reached
they reached
Past continuous
I was reaching
you were reaching
he/she/it was reaching
we were reaching
you were reaching
they were reaching
Past perfect
I had reached
you had reached
he/she/it had reached
we had reached
you had reached
they had reached
Past perfect continuous
I had been reaching
you had been reaching
he/she/it had been reaching
we had been reaching
you had been reaching
they had been reaching
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will reach
you will reach
he/she/it will reach
we will reach
you will reach
they will reach
Future continuous
I will be reaching
you will be reaching
he/she/it will be reaching
we will be reaching
you will be reaching
they will be reaching
Future perfect
I will have reached
you will have reached
he/she/it will have reached
we will have reached
you will have reached
they will have reached
Future perfect continuous
I will have been reaching
you will have been reaching
he/she/it will have been reaching
we will have been reaching
you will have been reaching
they will have been reaching
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would reach
you would reach
he/she/it would reach
we would reach
you would reach
they would reach
Conditional continuous
I would be reaching
you would be reaching
he/she/it would be reaching
we would be reaching
you would be reaching
they would be reaching
Conditional perfect
I would have reach
you would have reach
he/she/it would have reach
we would have reach
you would have reach
they would have reach
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been reaching
you would have been reaching
he/she/it would have been reaching
we would have been reaching
you would have been reaching
they would have been reaching
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you reach
we let´s reach
you reach
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to reach
Past participle
reached
Present Participle
reaching
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REACH


beach
biːtʃ
beech
biːtʃ
bleach
bliːtʃ
breach
briːtʃ
breech
briːtʃ
each
iːtʃ
eche
iːtʃ
impeach
ɪmˈpiːtʃ
keech
kiːtʃ
leach
liːtʃ
leech
liːtʃ
outreach
ˌaʊtˈriːtʃ
overreach
ˌəʊvəˈriːtʃ
peach
piːtʃ
preach
priːtʃ
reech
riːtʃ
screech
skriːtʃ
speech
spiːtʃ
teach
tiːtʃ
Wisbech
ˈwɪzbiːtʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REACH

reaccelerate
reaccept
reaccession
reacclimatise
reacclimatize
reaccredit
reaccreditation
reaccuse
reach for the moon
reach-me-down
reach-me-downs
reachable
reacher
reaches
reachless
reacquaint
reacquaintance
reacquire
reacquisition
react

WORDS THAT END LIKE REACH

Bondi Beach
cailleach
Daytona Beach
Eurobeach
forereach
global reach
Long Beach
Miami Beach
outpreach
Palm Beach
pebble beach
pleach
praiseach
raised beach
reteach
seabeach
shingle beach
Taoiseach
unpreach
Virginia Beach

Synonyms and antonyms of reach in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «REACH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «reach» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of reach

Translation of «reach» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REACH

Find out the translation of reach to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of reach from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «reach» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

到达
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

alcanzar
570 millions of speakers

English

reach
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तक पहुँचने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَصِلُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

достигать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

alcançar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নাগাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

atteindre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mencapai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

erreichen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

着く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

(...에) 닿다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jangkep
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tới
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடைய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोहोच
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ulaşmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

raggiungere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dojść
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

добиратися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a ajunge
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φτάνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bereik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sträcka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

strekke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of reach

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REACH»

The term «reach» is very widely used and occupies the 3.002 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REACH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «reach» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «reach» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about reach

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «REACH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word reach.
1
Buzz Aldrin
I think humans will reach Mars, and I would like to see it happen in my lifetime.
2
Carol Bellamy
While the technology revolution has yet to reach far into the households of those in developing countries, this is certainly another area where more developed countries can assist those in the less developed world.
3
Roberto Benigni
I'm a storyteller: the crux of the matter is to reach beauty, poetry; it doesn't matter if that is comedy or tragedy. They're the same if you reach the beauty.
4
Giotto di Bondone
The human heart is as a frail craft on which we wish to reach the stars.
5
Tara Brach
If our hearts are ready for anything, we will spontaneously reach out when others are hurting. Living in an ethical way can attune us to the pain and needs of others, but when our hearts are open and awake, we care instinctively.
6
Robert Browning
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?
7
Bear Bryant
Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don't quit until you reach it. Never quit.
8
William Cobbett
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.
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Sarah Dessen
Maybe other writers have perfect first drafts, but I am not one of them. I always try to get the book as tight as I can, but you reach a point as the author where you have lost all perspective.
10
Christopher Dodd
Our children are our greatest resource and Head Start grants help them reach their full potential.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REACH»

Discover the use of reach in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to reach and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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When You Reach Me
Each message brings her closer to believing that only she can prevent a tragic death. Until the final note makes her think she's too late. 'Smart and mesmerising' New York Times This remarkable novel holds a fantastic puzzle at its heart.
Rebecca Stead, 2011
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Out of Reach
Accompanied by her brother's friend, Tyler, sixteen-year-old Rachel ventures through San Diego and nearby areas seeking her brother, eighteen-year-old Micah, a methamphetamine addict who ran away from home.
Carrie Arcos, 2013
3
Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class ...
From there, Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams began the flipped classroom-students watched recorded lectures for homework and completed their assignements, labs, and tests in class with their teacher available.
Jonathan Bergmann, Aaron Sams, 2012
4
How to Reach 'Hard to Reach' Children: Improving Access, ...
The book offers new and creative approaches to promoting multi-agency teamwork in relation to working with looked after children, refugees and asylum seekers and those with challenging behaviour and autism, and their families.
Kathryn Pomerantz, Martin Hughes, David Thompson, 2007
5
Blown to Bits: How the New Economics of Information ...
Now, say Evans and Wurster, the new economics of information is eliminating the trade-off between richness and reach, blowing apart the foundations of traditional business strategy.Blown to Bitsreveals how the spread of connectivity and ...
Philip Evans, Thomas S. Wurster, 2000
6
Halo: The Fall of Reach
Before the Human-Covenant War engulfed Halo, the planet-colony Reach came under attack by the Covenant, and Earth's specially trained and augmented warriors, code-named SPARTANs, stood alone to fight for humanity's survival.
Eric Nylund, 2011
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Law, History, Colonialism: The Reach of Empire
This book examines those crucial issues and others, including the judicial construction of racial categories, the gendered definitions of nation-states, the historical construction of citizenship, and the reformation of property rights of ...
Diane Elizabeth Kirkby, Catharine Coleborne, 2001
8
Reach Mahjong: The Only Way to Play
No longer! Written by Jenn Barr, the first American to be inducted into the prestigious Japan Professional Mahjong League, this book is the best resource for learning all the tricks of the Reach Mahjong pros.
Jenn Barr, 2009
9
Mind-Reach: Scientists Look at Psychic Abilities
Originally published by Delacorte, Mind-Reach is the book that led to the U. S. Army’s psychic spy program and the subsequent prominence of remote viewing.
Russell Targ, Harold E. Puthoff, 2005
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The Fall of Reach
Before the Human-Covenant War engulfed Halo, the planet-colony Reach came under attack by the Covenant, and Earth's specially trained and augmented warriors, code-named SPARTANs, stood alone to fight for humanity's survival.
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REACH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term reach is used in the context of the following news items.
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Halo 5 Tie-In Animated Series Halo: Fall of Reach Gets First Trailer
Microsoft has released the first trailer for Halo: The Fall of Reach, an upcoming animated series that explores the origins of Master Chief and Blue Team. «GameSpot, Jul 15»
2
Halo: The Fall of Reach animated series trailer released
A new trailer was released during San Diego Comic Con this week giving us our first look at the new animated series Halo: The Fall of Reach. Halo:Reach was a ... «GameZone, Jul 15»
3
Extreme Reach Buys Specialist in Paying Talent for Ads
Video ad delivery firm Extreme Reach has agreed to acquire Talent Partners, a company that provides various behind-the-scenes advertising services such as ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
4
Decent housing out of reach for many, report says
If you're a low-income wage earner in Michigan, it's difficult if not impossible to find adequate housing for a family, according to a new report from the National ... «Detroit Free Press, Jun 15»
5
Pillars of Eternity: Lords of the Eastern Reach card game planned
Pillars of Eternity: Lords of the Eastern Reach is a thing, and that thing has its own Kickstarter campaign. It's not, however, quite what I expected as my eyes first ... «PC Gamer, May 15»
6
REACH acquires Idaho air ambulance company
A REACH air ambulance prepares to transport an injured child to Oakland Children's Hospital at the scene of a 3 vehicle accident on Lakeville Hwy, about 1 mile ... «Santa Rosa Press Democrat, May 15»
7
On College Signing Day, First Lady Michelle Obama Asks Students …
Even more students, teachers, counselors, celebrities, athletes, and supporters nationwide will post photos in support of students making the decision to Reach ... «The White House, May 15»
8
'Beyond the Reach' plot stretches beyond the pale
"Beyond the Reach" is a grueling, unsatisfying thriller that fails the logic test in spectacular ways. The preposterous narrative might not have seemed quite as ... «Los Angeles Times, Apr 15»
9
Reach Academy lawsuit rejected; closure imminent
A Chancery Court judge rejected the Reach Academy for Girls charter school's last-ditch legal attempt to stave off closure after the Department of Education ... «The News Journal, Apr 15»
10
IIX Buys IX-Reach, Brings Software Defined Interconnection to 150 …
IIX, operator of a global software-defined interconnection platform, has acquired global interconnection provider IX Reach — the young company's second ... «Data Center Knowledge, Apr 15»

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