be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"
move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense; "Government reaches out to the people"
reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade"
to extend as far as; "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he reach?" "The chair must not touch the wall"