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

How to pronounce reaching?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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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. Max Lerner:

    Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there -- or failing to get there.

  2. Daryl Edmonds:

    Since the day Amerigroup started serving Washingtonians, we have been committed to reaching people where they are, this partnership is just another example of how we remain devoted to bringing innovative healthcare solutions while ensuring a great level of care and dignity to the communities that we serve.

  3. Nicholas Dodman:

    That's not very hard to train. It's not rocket science, it's really just about reaching the peak of your adulthood and not going past the age where there are diminishing returns.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    The reason we did it is because they're reaching viewers who don't want to be put in some particular camp, on the other hand, when you talk to them very specifically about college costs or about health care or about any of the other things that touch on their individual lives, it turns out that you can probably build a pretty good consensus.

  5. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi:

    The Iran nuclear talks have reached the final sprint in the marathon, reaching an agreement is the trend of the times and the will of the people, which accords with the joint and long-term interests of all sides, including Iran.

Images & Illustrations of reaching

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