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noun, Nautical.


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    1. Set very high goals, aspire to the best, as in I’m sure they’ll make you a partner, so reach for the sky . The sky here stands for high aspirations. Also see sky’s the limit 2. Put your hands up high, as in One robber held the teller at gunpoint, shouting “Reach for the […]

  • Reach-me-down

    [reech-mee-doun] /ˈritʃ miˌdaʊn/ noun, adjective, British. 1. . noun (informal) 1. 2. (pl) trousers 3. (modifier) not original; derivative; stale: a stock of reach-me-down ideas adjective Inferior; shoddy: the nice and the reach-me-down manners noun hand-me-down (1862+)

  • Reach-rod

    noun 1. a rod for operating a remote piece of machinery, as a valve.

  • Reachs

    [reech] /ritʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to get to or get as far as in moving, going, traveling, etc.: The boat reached the shore. 2. to come to or arrive at in some course of progress, action, etc.: Your letter never reached me. 3. to succeed in touching or seizing with an outstretched hand, […]

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