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English definition of “reach”

reach

verb [I/T] (STRETCH)   /ritʃ/
to stretch out your arm to its full length in order to take or touch something: [T] Our little girl isn’t tall enough to reach the light switches. [I always + adv/prep] The receptionist reached for the phone. [I always + adv/prep] She reached across the table and took his hand. If an object reaches something, the top or bottom of it touches that thing: [T] The ladder won’t quite reach the roof.
(Definition of reach verb (STRETCH) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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