Reach out - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈriːtʃ ˈaʊt|
Brit.  |riːtʃ ˈaʊt|

verb

- move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense (syn: reach)
- reach outward in space (syn: extend)
- attempt to communicate

I try to reach out to my daughter but she doesn't want to have anything to do with me

Examples

The churches are trying to reach out in an effort to attract young people to services.

Modern politicians try to reach out to ordinary people in their speeches.

I try to reach out to my daughter but she doesn't want to have anything to do with me

You can feel the rain if you reach out your hand.

He ached to reach out and hold her close.

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