reach out

reach out

verb
1. move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense; "Government reaches out to the people" [syn: reach
2. reach outward in space; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk" [syn: extend
3. attempt to communicate; "I try to reach out to my daughter but she doesn't want to have anything to do with me" 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: reach one's nostrils
Next Definition: reach rod
Words Near: reach out
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for reach out
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing reach out
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;