American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To surpass (another) in reach: She had to outreach her opponent to win the fencing match.
- v. To be more or greater than; exceed: Demand has outreached supply.
- v. To go too far.
- v. To reach out.
- n. The act or process of reaching out.
- n. Extent or length of reach: the vast outreach of technology; the outreach of a forest fire from mountains to suburbs.
- n. A systematic attempt to provide services beyond conventional limits, as to particular segments of a community: an educational outreach to illiterate adults.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To reach or extend beyond.
- To cheat; overreach.
- To reach out; be extended or proffered.
- n. Length of reach: as, an outreach of four feet; the act of reaching out.
- n. The act or practice of visiting and providing the services (of a charity or other organization) to people who might not otherwise have access to those services.
- n. The extent or length of something.
- v. To reach further than; to surpass or exceed; to go too far.
- v. To provide charitable services to people who would otherwise not have access to those services.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To reach beyond.
- n. The act of reaching out; an effort to build connections from one person or group to another.
- n. The extension of assistance or services to persons or groups not previously served.
- n. the act of reaching out
- out + reach (Wiktionary)
“O'Neill said ... was once heavily involved in 'outreach', trying to give some information about the Gaels and the Gaelic language to unionists.”
“I was once heavily involved in 'outreach', trying to give some information about the Gaels and the Gaelic language to unionists.”
“But also our first outreach is now getting started.”
“Instead, the work seems to point the need for a new kind of “outreach professional” who is both scientific expert and trained in outreach activities.”
“The outreach is about Walk, Bike, Ride, not about the Transit Master Plan.”
“Also, while the goal of online outreach is to generate any coverage of a book — from a mention to a full-fledged review or interview — blog tour “stops” will typically skew on the more robust end of coverage, e.g., a post rather than a one-line mention.”
“The discussion towards the end of the workshop focussed on how much researchers should be involved in outreach activities.”
“Her public (and political) outreach is off to a quick start: Henderson attended last night's Vincent Gray town hall, at Foundry United Methodist Church in Ward 2, but did not speak.”
“Our goal with community outreach is to uncover opportunities that make a difference in our community and get involved, consequently making CWIP synonymous with literacy stewardship.”
“Of course, one of our prominent pieces of outreach is the Wolfram Demonstrations Project.”
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