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Touch 1Definition: To come in contact with; to hit or strike lightly against; to extend the hand, foot, or the like, so as to reach or rest on.
Touch 2Definition: To perceive by the sense of feeling.
Touch 3Definition: To come to; to reach; to attain to.
Touch 4Definition: To try; to prove, as with a touchstone.
Touch 5Definition: To relate to; to concern; to affect.
Touch 6Definition: To handle, speak of, or deal with; to treat of.
Touch 7Definition: To meddle or interfere with; as, I have not touched the
Touch 8Definition: To affect the
senses or the sensibility of; to move; to melt; to soften.
Touch 9Definition: To mark or delineate with
touches; to add a slight stroke to with the pencil or brush.
Touch 10Definition: To infect; to affect slightly.
Touch 11Definition: To make an impression on; to have effect upon.
Touch 12Definition: To strike; to manipulate; to play on; as, to touch an instrument of music.
Touch 13Definition: To perform, as a tune; to play.
Touch 14Definition: To influence by impulse; to impel forcibly.
Touch 15Definition: To harm, afflict, or distress.
Touch 16Definition: To affect with insanity, especially in a slight degree; to make partially insane; rarely used except in the past participle.
Touch 17Definition: To be tangent to. See Tangent, a.
Touch 18Definition: To lay a hand upon for curing disease.
Touch 19Definition: To be in contact; to be in a state of junction, so that no space is between; as, two
spheres touch only at
Touch 20Definition: To fasten; to take effect; to make impression.
Touch 21Definition: To treat anything in discourse, especially in a slight or casual manner; often with on or upon.
Touch 22Definition: To be brought, as a sail, so close to the wind that its weather leech
Touch 23Definition: The act of touching, or the state of being touched; contact.
Touch 24Definition: The sense by which pressure or traction exerted on the skin is recognized; the sense by which the properties of bodies are determined by contact; the tactile sense. See Tactile sense, under Tactile.
Touch 25Definition: Act or power of exciting emotion.
Touch 26Definition: An emotion or affection.
Touch 27Definition: Personal reference or application.
Touch 28Definition: A stroke; as, a touch of raillery; a satiric touch; hence, animadversion; censure; reproof.
Touch 29Definition: A single stroke on a drawing or a picture.
Touch 30Definition: Feature; lineament; trait.
Touch 31Definition: The act of the hand on a musical instrument;
bence, in the plural, musical
Touch 32Definition: A small quantity
intermixed; a little; a dash.
Touch 33Definition: A hint; a suggestion; slight notice.
Touch 34Definition: A slight and brief essay.
Touch 35Definition: A touchstone; hence, stone of the sort used for touchstone.
Touch 36Definition: Hence, examination or trial by some decisive standard; test; proof; tried quality.
Touch 37Definition: The particular or characteristic mode of action, or the resistance of the
keys of an instrument to the
fingers; as, a heavy touch, or a light touch; also, the manner of touching, striking, or pressing the
keys of a piano; as, a legato touch; a staccato touch.
Touch 38Definition: The
broadest part of a plank worked top and but (see Top and but, under Top, n.), or of one worked
anchor-stock fashion (that is, tapered from the middle to both
ends); also, the angles of the stern
timbers at the
Touch 39Definition: That part of the field which is beyond the line of
flags on either side.
touch 40Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
touch 41Definition: a distinguishing style; "this room needs a
touch 42Definition: the feel of mechanical action; "this piano has a wonderful touch"
touch 43Definition: deftness in handling
matters; "he has a master''s touch"
touch 44Definition: the faculty of touch; "only sight and touch enable us to locate
objects in the space around us"
touch 45Definition: the sensation produced by pressure
receptors in the skin; "she
likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"
touch 46Definition: a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
touch 47Definition: the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan); "he watched the beggar trying to make a touch"
touch 48Definition: a communicative interaction; "the pilot made contact with the base"; "he got in touch with his
touch 49Definition: 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"
touch 50Definition: a slight but appreciable addition; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
touch 51Definition: a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism"
touch 52Definition: have an effect upon; "Will the new
touch 53Definition: dye with a color
touch 54Definition: comprehend; "He could not touch the meaning of the poem"
touch 55Definition: make a more or less disguised reference to; "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"
touch 56Definition: consume; "She
didn''t touch her food all night"
touch 57Definition: 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"
touch 58Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"
touch 59Definition: cause to be in brief contact with; "He touched his
toes to the
touch 60Definition: tamper with;
"Don''t touch my
touch 61Definition: affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
touch 62Definition: perceive via the tactile sense; "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and
objects around her"
touch 63Definition: 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"
touch 64Definition: 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
touch 65Definition: have to do with or be relevant to; "There were lots of
questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier
touch 66Definition: to extend as far as; "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he
reach?" "The chair must not touch the wall"