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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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