how to pronounce reaching


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The above transcription of reaching is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

reaching is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of reaching in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… mutual reliance people reaching out to …”

meanings of reaching


  1. Sailing on a reach, i.e. having the wind on either side and coming from an angle that is larger with respect to the bow than when sailing close-hauled.
  2. The action of one who reaches; an attempt to grasp something by stretching.


  1. Present participle of reach.

words that rhyme with reaching


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