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Definition of the noun outreach

What does outreach mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: outreaches

  1. the act of reaching out
    • example: the outreach toward truth of the human spirit
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: reach / reaching / stretch = the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

Alternative definition of the noun outreach


  1. 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.
  2. The extent or length of something.

Definition of the verb outreach

What does outreach mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: outreached | outreaching | outreaches

  1. To reach further than; to surpass or exceed; to go too far.
    • To provide charitable services to people who would otherwise not have access to those services.


    "Outreach" is a book by Jacqueline Lichtenberg.

    • genre: Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 1986


    1. Outreach is an activity of providing services to populations who might not otherwise have access to those services. A key component of outreach is that the groups providing it are not stationary, but mobile; in other words they are meeting those in need of outreach services at the locations where those in need are. In addition to delivering services, outreach has an educational role, raising the awareness of existing services.
    2. Outreach Magazine is an Evangelical Christian periodical based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It focuses on activities of growing churches and is non-denominational.

    Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Outreach

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    Google previewAlcoholism (2012)

    Analysis of a World-Wide Problem by P. Golding

    Because outreach is the vehicle through which the alcoholic learns about treatment. We need...

    Outreach means going the extra mile to help. It is love in the...

    Outreach is a spiritual programme based on giving – giving without expectations.

    Google previewChurch and Synagogue Affiliation (1995)

    Theory, Research, and Practice by Amy L. Sales, Gary A. Tobin

    Outreach means extending an understanding of faith to those who are unchurched or on the margins.

    "Outreach is any activity designed to communicate to, serve, or attract those in the community not already affiliated with or active in a...

    Google previewKeeping Students in Higher Education (2013)

    Successful Practices and Strategies for Retention by Dumbrigue, Cecille (Admissions Director, School of Social Work, Wayne State University, USA), Moxley, David (Professor, School of Social Work, Wayne State University, USA), Najor-Durack, Anwar (Counsellor, School of Social Work, Wayne State University, USA)

    CONCLUSION AND GUIDELINES Outreach is a pivotal dimension of any retention programme and will contribute...

    Google previewTWO WAYS TO LOSE YOUR FAITH (2013)


    Outreach is a word that describes how the church works with those outside its walls. And it is accomplished through...

    Outreach means that the church truly is functioning as the body of Christ. Ideally it should mean that because the church is ...

    Google previewThe Watershed Project Management Guide (2002)

    by Thomas E. Davenport

    The specific watershed management plan component that contains the social capacity building activities is called outreach. Watershed management efforts must motivate stakeholders to accomplish short- and long-tem goals. Watershed ...

    Google previewLooking Beyond Suppression (2012)

    Community Strategies to Reduce Gang Violence by Erika Gebo, Brenda J. Bond

    Varano & Russell Wolff Street outreach is a direct service delivery model that is generally used to build connections to and relationships with at-risk populations. These strategies have been used for generations to work with at-risk ...

    Google previewLeading the e-Learning Transformation of Higher Education (2013)

    Meeting the Challenges of Technology and Distance Education by Gary Miller, Meg Benke, Bruce Chaloux, Lawrence C. Ragan, Raymond Schroeder, Wayne Smutz, Karen Swan

    Outreach is an administrative unit, with no academic authority, so the World Campus works with all academic units to offer degree programs online. In addition, the World Campus is not the only way the university uses online technology and ...

    Google previewThe Empire Strikes Out (2010)

    How Baseball Sold U.S. Foreign Policy and Promoted the American Way Abroad by Robert Elias

    7; Tracy Bengston, “ Baseball Outreach Is a Hit in Haiti,” Miami Herald, September 23, 1999. 66. “For the ...

    Google previewThe Sales Bible, New Edition (2014)

    The Ultimate Sales Resource by Jeffrey Gitomer

    nOTE WELL: Outreach is a lifetime process. When done well, it builds every aspect of your brand and reputation. And over time it creates the real law of attraction – a law based on value offerings, in spite of what you may have read or heard ...

    Google previewStrategic Vision (2012)

    America and the Crisis of Global Power by Zbigniew Brzezinski

    Turkey's more active commercial and cultural outreach is a potential reinforcement for the modernization, secularization, and eventual democratization of this energy-rich but geopolitically inchoate region. It is also relevant to note that since ...

    Google previewTeaching and Learning Astronomy (2005)

    Effective Strategies for Educators Worldwide by Jay Pasachoff, John Percy

    Outreach is a rather nebulous term that means different things to different people. It may refer to "informal education" of students, outside the classroom. It may refer to "science promotion" through "public relations" and glossy brochures.

    Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning (2017)

    by Kylie Peppler

    Community outreach programs link organizations with external partners to achieve mutually valued goals for targeted populations. Two intertwining dimensions characterize community outreach. One dimension focuses on connecting ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Domestic Violence and Abuse (2013)

    by Laura L. Finley

    OUTREACH SERVICES While shelter programs throughout the United States provide a safe refuge for thousands of victims of domestic violence each year, the vast majority of victims never enter a shelter. For those victims and survivors, ...

    Google previewNational Health Data Dictionary 2012 version 16

    outreach. services. Identifying and definitional attributes Metadata item type: Technical name: Synonymous names: METeOR identifier: Registration status: Definition: Data Element Concept: Value domain attributes ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

    4-volume set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

    The founding ofSEMINARIES andthe needfor scholarships resultedin 1826 inthe foundingofthe American Education Association, an enterprisethat atfirst supplemental traditional evangelistic outreach to improve educational opportunities for ...

    Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

    by Graham A. Colditz

    UMCCC provides extensive outreach to the community. One opportunity offered by UMCCC is the Physician Liaison Program, in which a UMCCC physician liaison will visit a health care practitioner's practice and offer support and information ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Homelessness (2004)

    by David Levinson

    The Federal Task Force on Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness has recognized outreach as the first and most...

    Often conducted in a variety of nontraditional settings, outreach is the first step in developing relationships with some of the ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (2017)

    by Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

    OLOS's mission describes the communities often associated with community outreach: OLOS focuses attention on services that are inclusive of traditionally underserved populations, including new and non-readers, people geographically ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Video Games: A-L (2012)

    by Mark J. P. Wolf

    The Gamers Outreach Foundation was created after public safety officials cancelled a scheduled Halo 2: Combat Evolved (2004) tournament at a high school in Saline, Michigan. The event had been planned by Saline high school students, ...

    Google previewDictionary Of Social Work (2010)

    The Definitive A to Z of Social Work and Social Care by John Pierson

    assertive outreach 35 Canada, it is usually applied to those from South East and North East Asia countries (e.g. China, Vietnam and Japan), with the term 'South Asian' being applied to those from the Indian Subcontinent. In the British context, ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora (2009)

    Origins, Experiences, and Culture by Mark Avrum Ehrlich

    The Outreach Concept The term “outreach,” as used by the Habad movement, refers to missionary work aimed solely at Jews. Jonathan Sacks, chief rabbi of the United Kingdom, says of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, a key player in ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of the Veteran in America [2 volumes] (2009)

    by William A. Pencak

    VHA Outreach to American Indian Veterans Over 220,000 Native American veterans self-identified in a single race category as American Indian or Alaska Native according to Census 2000. Due to privacy issues mandated with veteran records ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1993)

    Volume 52 - Supplement 15: Appraisal of Public Archives to Virtual Reality by Allen Kent

    of these programs are demonstrating that a need for fax service exists in certain circumstances, and that fax can be a key element in providing full reference service to outreach patrons. Cellular Telephones: Voice Applications The cellular ...

    Google previewReligions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition [6 volumes] (2010)

    A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann

    Outreach. Centre. One of several products of the charismatic revival in Australia, the Christian Outreach Centre (COC) traces its beginning to a congregation organized by Reverend Clark Taylor ...

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    Small photo of AUSTIN, TEXAS/USA - JUNE 2010: Biker wearing the badge "The tribe of Judah", an evangelical Christian outreach aimed at reaching the bikers' world, on 6th Street in Austin, Texas.Small photo of GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - OCTOBER 3, 2014: WTO Public Forum, the largest annual outreach event providing platform for participants to discuss the latest developments in world tradeSmall photo of Pumpkin decoration at free to public pumpkin patch in local community church at Pearland, Texas, USA. Unidentified parents and kids pickup pumpkin, sales go toward outreach. Halloween background.Small photo of GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - OCTOBER 1, 2014: WTO Public Forum, the largest annual outreach event providing platform for participants to discuss the latest developments in world tradeSmall photo of Green overhead road sign with a Community Outreach Next Exit concept against a partly cloudy sky background.Small photo of Community Outreach Green Road Sign With Dramatic Clouds and Sky.Small photo of The word "OUTREACH" written in vintage metal letterpress type in a wooden drawer with dividers. More...

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    County Outreach Academy Talent Show 2014 - Sign Language Dance

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    I am also actively involved in my church and its community activities. We have programs to improve the lives of our congregation and programs of outreach in the community. (Samuel Wilson)
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    Scrabble value of O1U1T1R1E1A1C3H4

    The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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