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