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reach /riːtʃ/ verb

دسترسی ، توانایی ، استطاعت ، وسعت حدود ، میدان ، هدف ، رسیدن به ، نائل شدن به ، کشش ، حصول ، رسایی ، برد ، علوم مهندسی: ناحیه ، بازرگانی: دسترس
- arrive at, attain, get to, make
- touch, contact, extend to, grasp, stretch to
- contact, communicate with, get hold of, get in touch with, get through to
- range, capacity, distance, extension, extent, grasp, influence, power, scope, stretch
Related Idioms: establish contact with, find a common denominator, get through to, get to, have a meeting of minds, make advances to, make overtures to, make up to, reach (or share) common ground, get in touch (or contact) with, keep in touch (or contact) with, maintain connections with
Related Words: affect, influence, sway, get, move, touch
English Thesaurus: arrive, get, reach, come, turn up, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. reach1 S1 W1 /riːtʃ/ verb
[Language: Old English; Origin: ræcan]

1. DEVELOPMENT [transitive] if someone or something reaches a particular point in their development or in a process or competition, they get to that point:
Chelsea could reach the final of the European Cup.
reach the point/level/stage etc
I had reached the point where I was earning a good salary.
The kids have reached the age when they can care for themselves.

In everyday English, people often use get to rather than reach:
The kids have got to the age where they can care for themselves.

2. RATE/AMOUNT [transitive] if something reaches a particular rate, amount etc, it increases until it is at that rate or amount:
By 2008, that figure is expected to reach 7 million.
wind speeds reaching up to 180 mph
Prices rose steadily to reach record levels.

3. AGREE [transitive] to agree on something or decide something after a lot of discussion or thought
reach a decision/agreement etc
The theatre has reached an agreement with striking actors.
It took the jury three days to reach a verdict.
The talks will continue until a conclusion is reached.

4. reach a target/goal to achieve what you wanted to achieve:
We hope to reach our £1 million target by the autumn.

a) [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition] to move your arm in order to touch or lift something with your hand:
She reached into her bag and produced a business card.
He reached down to help her to her feet.
reach for
Kelly reached for his gun.
Luisa reached out her hand to stroke the cat.
b) [intransitive, transitive not in progressive] to touch something by stretching out your arm:
It’s no good – I can’t reach.
She’s too small to reach the table.
c) [transitive] to get something from a high place by stretching up your arm
reach something down
She fell while reaching down a vase from the top shelf.

6. LENGTH/HEIGHT [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive not in progressive] to be big enough, long enough etc to get to a particular point:
The phone lead isn’t long enough to reach the bedroom.
a skirt that reaches halfway down her legs
reach as far as something/reach down to something
Her hair reaches down to her waist.

7. ARRIVE [transitive] to arrive at a place:
We reached London late at night.
The pyramids can be reached by public transport.

In everyday English, people often use get to rather than reach:
We got to the airport just in time.
You can get to the pyramids by public transport.

8. SPEAK TO SOMEBODY [transitive] if you reach someone, you succeed in speaking to them on the telephone Synonym : contact:
I can probably reach him on his mobile.

9. BE SEEN/HEARD [transitive] if a message, television programme etc reaches a lot of people, they hear it or see it:
Cable TV reaches a huge audience.

10. INFORMATION [transitive] if information reaches you, you hear about it:
The news reached us in Lahore.

11. COMMUNICATE [transitive] to succeed in making someone understand or accept what you tell them Synonym : get through to:
I just can’t seem to reach Ed anymore.

12. reach for the stars to aim for something that is very difficult to achieve

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. reach2 noun

1. [singular, uncountable] the distance that you can stretch out your arm to touch something
out of/beyond (sb’s) reach
Keep chemicals out of the reach of children.
within reach (of somebody)
Keep a glass of water within reach.

2. [singular, uncountable]within (easy) reach of something close to a place:
The beach is within easy reach of the hotel.

3. [singular, uncountable] the limit of someone’s power or ability to do something
beyond the reach of somebody
He lives in Paraguay, well beyond the reach of the British authorities.

4. reaches [plural]
a) the parts of a place that are furthest from the centre
the further/outer reaches of something
the further reaches of the jungle
b) the straight part of a river between two bends:
the upper reaches of the Nile

5. the higher/lower reaches of something the high or low levels of an organization or system:
They lingered in the lower reaches of the Football League.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. long Gorillas have a very long reach.
PREP. beyond (sb/sth's) The latch was just beyond her reach.
in/within sb/sth's ~ a holiday town within reach of Marseilles
out of sb/sth's ~ Keep all medicines out of reach of children.
PHRASES within arm's reach I always keep my mobile phone within arm's reach.
within easy reach (of sth) The house is within easy reach of the shops.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

I. arrive at a place/condition
ADV. eventually, finally
VERB + REACH attempt to, try to | be expected to, be likely/unlikely to, expect to Profits are expected to reach £2 billion this year.
be able to | be unable to, fail to The jury was unable to reach a verdict.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. stretch out your arm to touch/get sth
ADV. gingerly | out, over He reached out gingerly to touch it.
PREP. for She reached for the telephone and picked it up.
into He reached into his bag and took out a book.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. be able to touch sth
ADV. easily She had arranged her desk so that she could reach everything easily.
VERB + REACH can/could I can't reach the top shelf.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


reach a point/stage
I’ve reached the point in my life where I need a new challenge.
reach a level
He eventually reached the level of Senior Instructor.
reach an age
The payments will be made until the child reaches college age.
reach the end
Some of these power stations are reaching the end of their useful life.
reach maturity (=be fully grown or developed)
It takes ten years for these fish to reach maturity.
reach your peak (=be the best or most successful that you will ever be )
Most players don’t reach their peak until their late twenties.
reach a decision
I hope that they reach a decision soon.
reach a conclusion
We reached the conclusion that the man had been murdered.
reach a verdict
The jury failed to reach a verdict.
reach an agreement/compromise/settlement (=decide on an arrangement that is acceptable to both groups)
Substantial progress was made toward reaching an agreement.
reach agreement/consensus (=agree about something)
The experts seem unable to reach consensus on this point.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: When the blue car reached to the corner, it stopped.
GOOD: When the blue car reached the corner, it stopped.

Usage Note:
reach sth (WITHOUT to/at ): 'Eventually the two sides reached an agreement.' 'We reached London just after 3 o'clock.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: boarding house reach

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
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