Definition of REACHING

noun : REACHING

Source: WordNet 3.1

verb : REACHING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense; "Government reaches out to the people" ;

  • 6. (

    ) to extend as far as; "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he reach?"; "The chair must not touch the wall" ;


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