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Definitions of touch:
- noun: the act of putting two things together with no space between them
Example: "At his touch the room filled with lights"
- noun: a distinguishing style
Example: "This room needs a woman's touch"
- noun: the feel of mechanical action
Example: "This piano has a wonderful touch"
- noun: deftness in handling matters
Example: "He has a master's touch"
- noun: the faculty of touch
Example: "Only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us"
- noun: the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
Example: "She likes the touch of silk on her skin"
- noun: a suggestion of some quality
Example: "There was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"
- noun: the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan)
Example: "He watched the beggar trying to make a touch"
- noun: the event of something coming in contact with the body
Example: "He longed for the touch of her hand"
- noun: a slight but appreciable addition
Example: "This dish could use a touch of garlic"
- noun: a slight attack of illness
Example: "He has a touch of rheumatism"
- noun: a communicative interaction
Example: "He got in touch with his colleagues"
- verb: perceive via the tactile sense
Example: "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her"
- verb: deal with; usually used with a form of negation
Example: "I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole"
- verb: comprehend
Example: "He could not touch the meaning of the poem"
- verb: be in direct physical contact with; make contact
Example: "The two buildings touch"
- verb: make physical contact with, come in contact with
Example: "Touch the stone for good luck"
- verb: cause to be in brief contact with
Example: "He touched his toes to the horse's flanks"
- verb: tamper with
Example: "Don't touch my CDs!"
- verb: affect emotionally
Example: "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
- verb: be equal to in quality or ability
Example: "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"
- verb: make a more or less disguised reference to
- verb: consume
Example: "She didn't touch her food all night"
- verb: to extend as far as
Example: "Can he reach? The chair must not touch the wall"
- verb: dye with a color
- verb: have an effect upon
- verb: have to do with or be relevant to
- name: A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #29524)
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