BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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reach

How to sign: to gain with effort
"she achieved her goal despite setbacks";

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Similiar / Same: achieve, attain, accomplish

Categories: succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods

Within this category: score, reach, begin, come to, culminate, compass, average, wangle

reach

How to sign: 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";

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Similiar / Same: arrive at, attain, gain, hit, make

Within this category: catch up, scale, breast, access, peak, bottom out, top out, summit, top, make, find, culminate, get through, ground

reach

How to sign: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
"the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in t;

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Similiar / Same: scope, range, ambit, compass, orbit

Categories: extent

Within this category: approximate range, confines, contrast, internationality, latitude, horizon, sweep, gamut, spectrum, palette

reach

How to sign: the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

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Similiar / Same: reaching, stretch

Categories: motion, movement, move, motility

Within this category: outreach

reach

How to sign: to exert much effort or energy
"straining our ears to hear";

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Similiar / Same: strain, strive

Categories: tug, labor, labour, push, drive

Within this category: extend oneself, kill oneself, trouble oneself

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