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Definition of reach
reachRetch Retch, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Retched; p. pr. & vb. n.
Retching.] [AS. hr?can to clear the throat, hawk, fr. hraca
throat; akin to G. rachen, and perhaps to E. rack neck.]
To make an effort to vomit; to strain, as in vomiting.
[Written also reach.]
Beloved Julia, hear me still beseeching! (Here he grew
inarticulate with retching.) --Byron.
Reach Reach, n.
An effort to vomit. [R.]
ReachReach Reach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reached(Raught, the old
preterit, is obsolete); p. pr. & vb. n. Reaching.] [OE.
rechen, AS. r[=ae]can, r[=ae]cean, to extend, stretch out;
akin to D. reiken, G. reichen, and possibly to AS. r[=i]ce
powerful, rich, E. rich. [root]115.]
1. To extend; to stretch; to thrust out; to put forth, as a
limb, a member, something held, or the like.
Her tresses yellow, and long straughten, Unto her
heeles down they raughten. --Rom. of R.
Reach hither thy hand and thrust it into my side.
--John xx. 27.
Fruit trees, over woody, reached too far Their
pampered boughs. --Milton.
2. Hence, to deliver by stretching out a member, especially
the hand; to give with the hand; to pass to another; to
hand over; as, to reach one a book.
He reached me a full cap. --2 Esd. xiv.
3. To attain or obtain by stretching forth the hand; too
extend some part of the body, or something held by one, so
as to touch, strike, grasp, or the like; as, to reach an
object with the hand, or with a spear.
O patron power, . . . thy present aid afford, Than I
may reach the beast. --Dryden.
4. To strike, hit, or tough with a missile; as, to reach an
object with an arrow, a bullet, or a shell.
5. Hence, to extend an action, effort, or influence to; to
penetrate to; to pierce, or cut, as far as.
If these examples of grown men reach not the case of
children, let them examine. --Locke.
6. To extend to; to stretch out as far as; to touch by virtue
of extent; as, his hand reaches the river.
Thy desire . . . leads to no excess That reaches
7. To arrive at by effort of any kind; to attain to; to gain;
to be advanced to.
The best account of the appearances of nature which
human penetration can reach, comes short of its
9. To understand; to comprehend. [Obs.]
Do what, sir? I reach you not. --Beau. & Fl.
10. To overreach; to deceive. [Obs.] --South. ReachReach Reach, v. t.
1. To stretch out the hand.
Goddess humane, reach, then, and freely taste!
2. To strain after something; to make efforts.
Reaching above our nature does no good. --Dryden.
3. To extend in dimension, time, amount, action, influence,
etc., so as to touch, attain to, or be equal to,
And behold, a ladder set upon the earth, and the top
of it reached to heaven. --Gen. xxviii.
The new world reaches quite across the torrid zone.
4. (Naut.) To sail on the wind, as from one point of tacking
to another, or with the ind nearly abeam.
To reach after or at, to make efforts to attain to or
He would be in the mind reaching after a positive
idea of infinity. --Locke.
Meaning of reach from wikipedia
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" is a short story
by American writer Stephen
King. First published
in 1981 under
"Do the Dead Sing?", it was later
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is a first-person shooter video
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is a 2012 young adult dystopian novel
by Allyson Braithwaite Condie
and is the final novel
in the Matched
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(sailing), when a boat is traveling approximately perpendicular
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(album), a 2002 album
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from 18 December
2006. REACH addresses
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by American keyboardist
and record producer George
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at Paramount Recording Studios
- Southern Reach
, the agency sending
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