[ verb ] move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense
: "Government reaches out to the people"
Used in print(George Harmon Coxe, Error of Judgement....)
The girl 's eyes were softly shining as she reached_out and touched Casey 's hand .(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)
He reached_out to pull the door shut and fasten it with a sliding bolt .
Curt reached_out and dropped Jess 's pistol back into the holster .
[ verb ] reach outward in space
"This rock sticks out" "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"
Used in print(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)
He had seen a dry , old , yellowing hand reach_out , with that painful solicitude , to touch , to rearrange , to shift aimlessly , some object worth a pfennig .
But there was no need , he remembered , for his hand to reach_out , for his face to show concern or stoicism .(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)
He reached_out and felt the bath_towel hanging_on the towel_rack over the tub .