MEANING to try to communicate with a person or a group of people, usually in order to help or involve them. to offer help and support to someone attempt to communicate move forward or upward in order to touch to make an effort to do something for other people EXAMPLES: She set up her charity to reach out to the thousands of homeless on the streets. The new mayor is reaching out to the local community to involve them in his plans for the city. “I try to reach out to my daughter but she doesn’t want to have anything to dowith me” Government reaches out to the people. The church is reaching out to help the poor.