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reach

[ reech ]
/ ritʃ /
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verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
noun
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Origin of reach

before 900; (v.) Middle English rechen,Old English rǣcan (cognate with German reichen,Dutch reiken); (noun) derivative of the v.

synonym study for reach

See grasp.

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British Dictionary definitions for reach

reach
/ (riːtʃ) /

verb
noun

Derived forms of reach

reachable, adjectivereacher, noun

Word Origin for reach

Old English rǣcan; related to Old Frisian rēka, Old High German reihhen
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