Nearby words

  1. outrance,
  2. outrang,
  3. outrange,
  4. outrank,
  5. outre,
  6. outremont,
  7. outride,
  8. outrider,
  9. outrigger,
  10. outright

Origin of outreach

First recorded in 1560–70; out- + reach

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British Dictionary definitions for outreach

outreach

verb (ˌaʊtˈriːtʃ)

(tr) to surpass in reach
(tr) to go beyond
to reach or cause to reach out

noun (ˈaʊtˌriːtʃ)

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Word Origin and History for outreach

outreach

n.

"an organization's involvement in the community," 1870, from out + reach (v.). The verb (c.1400) tends to be used in literal senses.

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