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KK Pronunciation

〔 tʌtʃ 〕


〔 tʌtʃ 〕

Overview of noun touch

The noun touch has 12 senses

  • touch, touching -- (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, sense of touch, skin senses, touch modality, cutaneous senses -- (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")

  • touch, trace, ghost -- (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, signature -- (a distinguishing style; "this room needs a woman's touch")

  • touch, touching -- (the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights")

  • touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon -- (a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic")

  • contact, touch -- (a communicative interaction; "the pilot made contact with the base"; "he got in touch with his colleagues")

  • touch, spot -- (a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism")

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

  • touch, touch sensation, tactual sensation, tactile sensation, feeling -- (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 -- (deftness in handling matters; "he has a master's touch")

  • touch -- (the feel of mechanical action; "this piano has a wonderful touch")

Overview of verb touch

The verb touch has 15 senses

  • touch -- (make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband")

  • touch -- (perceive via the tactile sense; "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her")

  • touch, stir -- (affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy")

  • refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with -- (be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments")

  • touch, adjoin, meet, contact -- (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")

  • affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch -- (have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?")

  • touch -- (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 -- (cause to be in brief contact with; "He touched his toes to the horse's flanks")

  • reach, extend to, touch -- (to extend as far as; "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he reach?" "The chair must not touch the wall")

  • equal, touch, rival, match -- (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, disturb -- (tamper with; "Don't touch my CDs!")

  • allude, touch, advert -- (make a more or less disguised reference to; "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it")

  • touch -- (comprehend; "He could not touch the meaning of the poem")

  • partake, touch -- (consume; "She didn't touch her food all night")

  • tint, tinct, tinge, touch -- (color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November")