|1.||[ verb ] move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense|
: "Government reaches out to the people"
|Related terms:||move reach|
|2.||[ verb ] reach outward in space|
|Synonyms:||extend stick_out poke_out|
"This rock sticks out" "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"
|3.||[ verb ] attempt to communicate|
"I try to reach out to my daughter but she doesn't want to have anything to do with me"
|Related terms:||interact draw_out|