1. The event of something coming in contact with the body (synset 107424192)
    "he longed for the touch of her hand"; "the cooling touch of the night air"
  2. The faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands) (synset 105662964)
    "only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us"
  3. A suggestion of some quality (synset 107178814)
    "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
  4. A distinguishing style (synset 104938605)
    "this room needs a woman's touch"
  5. The act of putting two things together with no space between them (synset 100047263)
    "at his touch the room filled with lights"
  6. A slight but appreciable amount (synset 113796315)
    "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
  7. A communicative interaction (synset 107293990)
    "the pilot made contact with the base"; "he got in touch with his colleagues"
  8. A slight attack of illness (synset 114105668)
    "he has a touch of rheumatism"
  9. The act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan) (synset 107202898)
    "he watched the beggar trying to make a touch"
  10. The sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin (synset 105730374)
    "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"
  11. Deftness in handling matters (synset 105650398)
    "he has a master's touch"
  12. The feel of mechanical action (synset 104953937)
    "this piano has a wonderful touch"
  1. Make physical contact with, come in contact with (synset 201208838)
    "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"
  2. Perceive via the tactile sense (synset 202131823)
    "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her"
  3. Affect emotionally (synset 201774723)
    "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
  4. Be relevant to (synset 202681865)
    "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
  5. Be in direct physical contact with;
    Make contact (synset 201208316)
    "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point"
  6. Have an effect upon (synset 200137133)
    "Will the new rules affect me?"
  7. Deal with;
    Usually used with a form of negation (synset 202605322)
    "I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole"; "The local Mafia won't touch gambling"
  8. Cause to be in brief contact with (synset 201209469)
    "He touched his toes to the horse's flanks"
  9. To extend as far as (synset 202691488)
    "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he reach?"; "The chair must not touch the wall"
  10. Be equal to in quality or ability (synset 202677976)
    "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"
  11. Tamper with (synset 201210147)
    "Don't touch my CDs!"
  12. Make a more or less disguised reference to (synset 201028737)
    "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"
  13. Comprehend (synset 200592037)
    "He could not touch the meaning of the poem"
  14. Consume (synset 201174998)
    "She didn't touch her food all night"
  15. Color lightly (synset 200287688)
    "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"

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