What does reach out mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reach, reach out(verb)

    move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense

    "Government reaches out to the people"

  2. extend, poke out, reach out(verb)

    reach outward in space

    "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"

  3. reach out(verb)

    attempt to communicate

    "I try to reach out to my daughter but she doesn't want to have anything to do with me"


  1. reach out(Verb)

    To extend one's hand(s) forward.

  2. reach out(Verb)

    to ask for help

  3. reach out(Verb)

    to attempt to initiate communication (with someone)

  4. reach out(Verb)

    to make more friends, to increase one's group of friends or acquaintances.


  1. Reach Out

    Reach Out! is an internet service targeted at young people that aims to provide information, support and resources about mental health issues and enable them to develop resilience, increase coping skills, and facilitate help-seeking behaviour. The site contains a wide variety of information about issues affecting young people in the form of fact sheets, stories, interviews, podcasts and online forums.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reach out in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reach out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of reach out in a Sentence

  1. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley:

    It's not the time to reach out and make a big money grab.

  2. Michael Oren:

    We have to do a major reach-out. There's some work to be done.

  3. Carl Sandburg:

    Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

  4. Principal Lisa Love:

    I need to reach out because of the enormous number of students not going to class.

  5. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    The time has come to reach out across the region, we have everything we need to succeed.

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