verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to sail on a reach.
- to sail with the wind forward of the beam but so as not to require sailing close-hauled.
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Origin of reach
synonym study for reach
OTHER WORDS FROM reach
Example sentences from the Web for reach
Neither set of followers was reachable by the other propaganda.Sinn Fein|P. S. O'Hegarty
He waited temptingly in reachable places and even lured one of his enemies to attack him.Tam O' The Scoots|Edgar Wallace
On the contrary, they are most widely known throughout the store; most reachable, both within their offices and without.The Romance of a Great Store|Edward Hungerford
His head was tilted a little, his hands were on his hips except when he used them to push and test and try some reachable part.Skyrider|B. M. Bower
Probably not—Eddorian surveys had found no trace of any such life in any reachable plenum.Triplanetary|Edward Elmer Smith
British Dictionary definitions for reach
Derived forms of reachreachable, adjectivereacher, noun
Word Origin for reach
Idioms and Phrases with reach
In addition to the idiom beginning with reach
- reach for the sky
- boardinghouse reach
- get to (reach) first base
- in reach