Definition of touch
- the event of something coming in contact with the body; "he longed for the touch of her hand", "the cooling touch of the night air". Synonyms: touching.
- the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands); "only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us". Synonyms: cutaneous senses, sense of touch, skin senses, touch modality.
- a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone", "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face". Synonyms: ghost, trace.
- a distinguishing style; "this room needs a woman's touch". Synonyms: signature.
- the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights". Synonyms: touching.
- a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic". Synonyms: hint, jot, mite, pinch, soupcon, speck, tinge.
- a communicative interaction; "the pilot made contact with the base", "he got in touch with his colleagues". Synonyms: contact.
- a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism". Synonyms: spot.
- the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan); "he watched the beggar trying to make a touch".
- the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin", "the surface had a greasy feeling". Synonyms: feeling, tactile sensation, tactual sensation, touch sensation.
- deftness in handling matters; "he has a master's touch".
- the feel of mechanical action; "this piano has a wonderful touch".
- make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck", "She never touched her husband".
- perceive via the tactile sense; "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her".
- affect emotionally; "A stirring movie", "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy". Synonyms: stir.
- be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk", "My remark pertained to your earlier comments". Synonyms: bear on, come to, concern, have-to doe with, pertain, refer, relate, touch on.
- be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch", "Their hands touched", "The wire must not contact the metal cover", "The surfaces contact at this point". Synonyms: adjoin, contact, meet.
- have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?". Synonyms: affect, bear on, bear upon, impact, touch on.
- deal with; usually used with a form of negation; "I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole", "The local Mafia won't touch gambling".
- cause to be in brief contact with; "He touched his toes to the horse's flanks".
- to extend as far as; "The sunlight reached the wall", "Can he reach?", "The chair must not touch the wall". Synonyms: extend to, reach.
- be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability", "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues", "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents". Synonyms: equal, match, rival.
- tamper with; "Don't touch my CDs!". Synonyms: disturb.
- make a more or less disguised reference to; "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it". Synonyms: advert, allude.
- comprehend; "He could not touch the meaning of the poem".
- consume; "She didn't touch her food all night". Synonyms: partake.
- color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond", "the leaves were tinged red in November". Synonyms: tinct, tinge, tint.
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couch, pouch, torch, touchy, tough, vouch.
bruch, clutch, crutch, dutch, hutch, kutch, much, nonesuch, such.
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