reach for

reach for someone or something

to extend one's grasp to someone or something. I reached for my father, but he wasn't there. I reached for a pen, but I only had a pencil.
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Radio One's 51% interest in Reach will give Radio One a controlling interest in Reach, and the Company will consolidate the financial results of Reach for financial reporting purposes.
For the study analysis, Atlas DMT used its Atlas GRP and Reach Forecaster to estimate the reach for 327 online media buys of varying duration across 77 different publisher sites.
The study results indicate that the Atlas GRP and Reach Forecaster predictions were highly correlated to the actual campaign reach; capturing 83 percent of the variance in reach for all 327 online buys.