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Touch 1

Definition: 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 2

Definition: To perceive by the sense of feeling.

Touch 3

Definition: To come to; to reach; to attain to.

Touch 4

Definition: To try; to prove, as with a touchstone.

Touch 5

Definition: To relate to; to concern; to affect.

Touch 6

Definition: To handle, speak of, or deal with; to treat of.

Touch 7

Definition: To meddle or interfere with; as, I have not touched the books.

Touch 8

Definition: To affect the senses or the sensibility of; to move; to melt; to soften.

Touch 9

Definition: To mark or delineate with touches; to add a slight stroke to with the pencil or brush.

Touch 10

Definition: To infect; to affect slightly.

Touch 11

Definition: To make an impression on; to have effect upon.

Touch 12

Definition: To strike; to manipulate; to play on; as, to touch an instrument of music.

Touch 13

Definition: To perform, as a tune; to play.

Touch 14

Definition: To influence by impulse; to impel forcibly.

Touch 15

Definition: To harm, afflict, or distress.

Touch 16

Definition: To affect with insanity, especially in a slight degree; to make partially insane; rarely used except in the past participle.

Touch 17

Definition: To be tangent to. See Tangent, a.

Touch 18

Definition: To lay a hand upon for curing disease.

Touch 19

Definition: To be in contact; to be in a state of junction, so that no space is between; as, two spheres touch only at points.

Touch 20

Definition: To fasten; to take effect; to make impression.

Touch 21

Definition: To treat anything in discourse, especially in a slight or casual manner; often with on or upon.

Touch 22

Definition: To be brought, as a sail, so close to the wind that its weather leech shakes.

Touch 23

Definition: The act of touching, or the state of being touched; contact.

Touch 24

Definition: 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 25

Definition: Act or power of exciting emotion.

Touch 26

Definition: An emotion or affection.

Touch 27

Definition: Personal reference or application.

Touch 28

Definition: A stroke; as, a touch of raillery; a satiric touch; hence, animadversion; censure; reproof.

Touch 29

Definition: A single stroke on a drawing or a picture.

Touch 30

Definition: Feature; lineament; trait.

Touch 31

Definition: The act of the hand on a musical instrument; bence, in the plural, musical notes.

Touch 32

Definition: A small quantity intermixed; a little; a dash.

Touch 33

Definition: A hint; a suggestion; slight notice.

Touch 34

Definition: A slight and brief essay.

Touch 35

Definition: A touchstone; hence, stone of the sort used for touchstone.

Touch 36

Definition: Hence, examination or trial by some decisive standard; test; proof; tried quality.

Touch 37

Definition: 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 38

Definition: 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 counters.

Touch 39

Definition: That part of the field which is beyond the line of flags on either side.

touch 40

Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"

touch 41

Definition: a distinguishing style; "this room needs a woman''s touch"

touch 42

Definition: the feel of mechanical action; "this piano has a wonderful touch"

touch 43

Definition: deftness in handling matters; "he has a master''s touch"

touch 44

Definition: the faculty of touch; "only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us"

touch 45

Definition: 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 46

Definition: 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 47

Definition: the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan); "he watched the beggar trying to make a touch"

touch 48

Definition: a communicative interaction; "the pilot made contact with the base"; "he got in touch with his colleagues"

touch 49

Definition: 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 50

Definition: a slight but appreciable addition; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"

touch 51

Definition: a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism"

touch 52

Definition: have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"

touch 53

Definition: dye with a color

touch 54

Definition: comprehend; "He could not touch the meaning of the poem"

touch 55

Definition: make a more or less disguised reference to; "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"

touch 56

Definition: consume; "She didn''t touch her food all night"

touch 57

Definition: 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 58

Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"

touch 59

Definition: cause to be in brief contact with; "He touched his toes to the horse''s flanks"

touch 60

Definition: tamper with; "Don''t touch my CDs!"

touch 61

Definition: affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"

touch 62

Definition: perceive via the tactile sense; "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her"

touch 63

Definition: 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 64

Definition: 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"

touch 65

Definition: have to do with or be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"

touch 66

Definition: to extend as far as; "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he reach?" "The chair must not touch the wall"

 

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