What does reaching mean?

Definitions for reaching
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reach, reaching, stretch(noun)

    the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

  2. arrival, reaching(noun)

    accomplishment of an objective

Wiktionary

  1. reaching(Noun)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce reaching?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say reaching in sign language?

  1. reaching

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. Barack Obama:

    We just need to open our eyes, and ears, and hearts, to know that this nation's racial history still casts its long shadow upon us, we know the march is not yet over, the race is not yet won, and that reaching that blessed destination where we are judged by the content of our character requires admitting as much.

  2. Meister Eckhart:

    Time is what keeps the light from reaching us. There is no greater obstacle to God than time: and not only time but temporalities, not only temporal things but temporal affections, not only temporal affections but the very taint and smell of time.

  3. Dana McCool:

    I just wanted to make a statement. I want other people to come forward that has this bill. This is a far-reaching issue.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    By any objective standard the president got crushed in this election. So I’ve been perplexed by the reaction since the election, the sort of in your face dramatic move to the left. I don’t know what we can expect in terms of reaching bipartisan agreement.

  5. Daniella Greenbaum:

    I do think they haven’t quite figured out what they want from an opinion section yet, and I didn’t think it made sense to be their guinea pig any longer, given how this all went down, i have had colleagues reaching out to me telling me they disagreed with the decision to have the piece taken down and think this whole episode was handled with a lack of transparency.

Images & Illustrations of reaching

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