- He reached out, but there was no one to take hold of.
- I reached out and grabbed onto the first thing I could get hold of.
- If you are that lonely, you ought to reach out. Get to know some new friends.
- I need to reach out more and meet people.
- Don reached out after Doris, but she slipped away before he could get a good hold on her.
- Doris reached out for the door, but it slammed closed.
- I was going through a hard time, and Johnny really reached out to me during that period.
- He used his dance company as a way of reaching out to African-American youth.
- reach out :
(1) Lit. to extend one's grasp outward.
(2) Fig. to enlarge one's circle of friends and experiences.
- reach out (after someone or something) and reach out (for something) : to extend one's grasp to someone or something.
- reach out (to somebody) : to make a special effort to communicate with or help someone.