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. 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.

  2. Luigi Guarino:

    There is no silver bullet to reaching the goal (of eliminating hunger), but even if we get 80 percent there, it's well worth it.

  3. Victoria Sharp:

    I'm saying that the video does not show that he's reaching for something.

  4. James C Colvin:

    Any music comes from the inner mind and soul, reaching out to the unknown.

  5. Leah Whitson:

    I don't believe in the afterlife, but I want to believe you can hear me. I know I can hear you. ... Your voice is only amplified in your death. A roar to your real life whisper reaching millions more than you might have ever dreamed of reaching. Two million Twitter followers ? Ha ! That's nothing to the audience you have commanded and raised up today.

Images & Illustrations of reaching

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