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reach British & World English

Stretch out an arm in a specified direction in order to touch or grasp something

far-reaching British & World English

Having important and widely applicable effects or implications

wide-reaching British & World English

Having important and widely applicable effects

far-reaching English Thesaurus

a far-reaching change in the law

reach for in reach British & World English

Extend one’s hand or arm in an attempt to touch or grasp (something)

reach out in reach British & World English

Seek to establish communication with someone, with the aim of offering or obtaining assistance or cooperation

overreach British & World English

Reach out too far

close-reach in close reach British & World English

Sail with the wind from slightly in front of the beam

agreement British & World English

Harmony or accordance in opinion or feeling

reach something out in reach British & World English

Stretch out one’s hand or arm

reach someone's ears in ear1 British & World English

Be heard or heard about by someone

reach someone's ears British & World English

Be heard or heard about by someone

reach something down in reach British & World English

Stretch upwards to pick something up and bring it to a lower level

crescendo British & World English

The most intense point reached

overreach oneself in overreach British & World English

Try to do more than is possible

breaking point British & World English

The moment of greatest strain at which someone or something gives way

reach for the stars in star British & World English

Have high or ambitious aims

reach for the stars British & World English

Have high or ambitious aims

the statute book in statute book British & World English

A nation’s laws regarded collectively

the end of one's tether in end British & World English

Having no patience or energy left to cope with something

the end of one's tether British & World English

Having no patience or energy left to cope with something


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