What does reaching mean?

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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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Sharon Levy:

    Identifying yours and thinking through new coping strategies can prevent you from reaching for a vape.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    On the road to success, even little stones may cause you fall down! If you are not serious and careful, forget about reaching your target!

  3. James Scott:

    The human condition is plagued with a labyrinth of shortcomings, frailties and limitations that hinder man from reaching his fullest potential. Therefore, it only makes sense that we find ourselves at the next phase in human evolution where restricted man merges with the infinite possibilities of hyper-evolving technologies. This techno-human transmutation will prove to be ‘the’ quantum leap in human progression. The harmonization of technologically extending oneself, consciousness, artificial intelligence and machine learning will reverse the failures of genetic predisposition and limitation.

  4. Bruce Johnson:

    This actually happened about two weeks ago, i just couldn't resist her disarming smile and her little arms reaching out to me. So I asked her mother if I could pick her up.

  5. Clinton Reuters:

    Bernie's campaign is focused on reaching out to all voters and earning delegates at primaries and caucuses.

Images & Illustrations of reaching

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    • A. affront
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