1. [ verb ] move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense
Synonyms: reach

: "Government reaches out to the people"

Related terms: move reach
2. [ verb ] reach outward in space
Synonyms: extend stick_out poke_out

"This rock sticks out" "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"

Related terms: be
3. [ verb ] attempt to communicate

"I try to reach out to my daughter but she doesn't want to have anything to do with me"

Related terms: interact draw_out