reach

[ reech ]
/ ritʃ /

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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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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Idioms and Phrases with unreachable

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