Definition for REACH

REACH, v.i.

  1. To be extended. The new world reaches quite across the torrid zone. – Doyle. The border shall descend, and shall reach to the side of the sea of Chinnereth eastward. – Num. xxxiv. And beheld, a ladder set on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven. – Gen. xxviii.
  2. To penetrate. Ye have slain them in a rage that reacheth to heaven. – 2 Chron. xxviii.
  3. To make efforts to vomit. [See Retch.] – Cheyne. To reach after, to make efforts to attain to or obtain. He would be in a posture of mind, reaching after a positive idea of infinity. – Locke.

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