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  • adj.extending to a point
  • adj.arriving
  • adj.extending a part of the body

synonyms for reaching

  • embracing
  • encompassing
  • joining
  • meeting
  • spanning
  • stretching
  • touching
  • ending at
  • going up to
  • spreading to
  • arrival
  • entering
  • landing
  • coming to
  • getting to
  • stopping at
  • touching down
  • extending
  • grasping
  • lunging
  • straining
  • stretching
  • touching
  • feeling for
  • making for
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How to use reaching in a sentence

However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
But men, through neglecting the rules of health, pass quickly to old age, and die before reaching that term.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Harry had no further adventures in reaching Fulton, and at once reported to Captain Duffield, who was in command of the post.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
When the quantity is very small there may be no cough, the sputum reaching the larynx by action of the bronchial cilia.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Here Robinson suddenly turned pale, and, hastily reaching out for his gun, sprang to his feet.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
They slept at a miserable cabin in one of the clearings, and at early dawn pushed on, reaching the Cahuilla village before noon.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The consequence of this was far-reaching, for Victor, like Ney, refused in future to work in conjunction with Soult.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Reaching Piccadilly, Gray stood for a time on the corner, indifferent to the jostling of passers-by.
DOPESAX ROHMER
As they looked toward the spot, the fearful head and jaws of a crocodile could be seen reaching up out of the water.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO REACHING

  • access
  • accession
  • advance
  • advent
  • avenue
  • coming
  • drawing near
  • entrance
  • gate
  • landing
  • nearing
  • passage
  • path
  • reaching
  • road
  • way
  • accomplishing
  • attaining
  • completing
  • consummating
  • doing
  • fulfilling
  • perfecting
  • performing
  • reaching
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