Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb reach_out

3 senses of reach out

Sense 1
reach, reach out -- (move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense; "Government reaches out to the people")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 2
extend, poke out, reach out -- (reach outward in space; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk")
       => be -- (occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?")

Sense 3
reach out -- (attempt to communicate; "I try to reach out to my daughter but she doesn't want to have anything to do with me")
       => interact -- (act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues")

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