Definitions For Reach


  • The act of physically reaching or thrusting out
  • An area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
  • The limit of capability
  • The limits within which something can be effective
  • The distance that you can stretch your arm to touch, pick up, or grab something
  • The ability or power of someone or something to do, achieve, or control something
  • The parts of an area that are a long way from the center


  • Be in or establish communication with
  • To exert much effort or energy
  • Move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense
  • Reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
  • Reach a destination, either real or abstract
  • Reach a goal
  • Place into the hands or custody of
  • To gain with effort
  • To extend as far as
  • To be able to touch, pick up, or grab (something) by moving or stretching
  • To move or stretch (your hand, arm, etc.) when you are trying to touch or grab something
  • To arrive at (a place that you have been traveling to)

Is Reach a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Reach is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Reach in a Sentence

  • She couldn't reach the apple. She was too short.
  • He couldn't reach the apple, even with a stick.
  • She can't reach that far.
  • The ball was just out of reach.
  • Their goal is out of reach.
  • The country's farthest reaches had not been explored.

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