What does reaching mean?

Definitions for reaching
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reach, reaching, stretchnoun

    the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

  2. arrival, reachingnoun

    accomplishment of an objective

Wiktionary

  1. reachingnoun

    Sailing on a reach.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reaching

    of Reach

Freebase

  1. Reaching

    Reaching is the third and last studio album by the American Christian duo LaRue formed by the siblings Natalie LaRue and Phillip LaRue, released on October 8, 2002 on CD.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. reaching

    Sometimes used for standing off and on: a vessel is also said to be on a reach, when she is sailing by the wind upon any tack. A vessel also reaches ahead of her adversary.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reaching' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3285

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reaching in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reaching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of reaching in a Sentence

  1. Jimmy Connors:

    It feels very different to any other match I've ever won, because I never thought about anything, reaching 500 or 800, all those numbers didn't mean anything to me, but for some reason 1.000 means a lot because it's such a huge number. Just counting to 1,000 is going to take a while.

  2. Mogens Lykketoft:

    We are far away from reaching the scale required, the trillions of dollars required in the next 15 years to make a decisive impact.

  3. Tara McGowan:

    This isn't about matching Trump dollar-for-dollar online - this is about reaching voters where they are with the information they need to stay engaged, organized and mobilized to vote Trump out of office next November, democrats have been slow to evolve their strategies to meet the demand for online information. We are now ready to take the fight to Trump directly.

  4. Russell Barnett:

    We are in Target, Kroger, Walmart and everything in between, we are reaching the masses where they shop.

  5. Chelsea Higgs Wise:

    I do not think that the Terry McAuliffe campaign is doing the type of outreach that will make a real difference and reaching Black voters, particularly after 2020 with Covid and the uprisings.

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