Results for touch

Definitions of touch:

part of speech: verb transitive

To come in contact with: to perceive by feeling: to reach: to relate to: to handle or treat gently or slightly: to move or soften: to influence.

part of speech: noun

The contact of two bodies at the surface; the sense of feeling; that by which anything is examined; the act of putting the hand, finger, or other on or against; a single act of a pencil upon the pictures being painted; a stroke; slight notice quantity intermixed.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be in contact with: to speak of anything slightly.

part of speech: noun

Act of touching: a movement on a musical instrument: sense of feeling: an affection or emotion: a little: ( music) resistance of the keys of an instrument to the fingers.

part of speech: verb transitive

To come in contact with; as, to touch something with the hand; to perceive or know by feeling; to handle slightly; to concern; to refer to in a light manner; as in conversation, to touch a subject briefly; add a light stroke to; reach; affect the senses or feelings of; as, an act of kindness will touch a person; meddle with; disturb; injure or hurt; to affect to a slight extent; as, plants touched by frost.

part of speech: verb

To come close to or in contact with; to perceive by the sense of feeling; to handle slightly; to put the hand, finger, foot, or other part on or against; to arrive at; to meddle with; to rub or strike against; to soften; to make an impression on, as the heart; to be in a state of contact; to take effect; to treat of slightly in a discourse.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be in contact; as, the two forms touch; to speak of a subject lightly; with on or upon; as, in the course of his talk, he touched upon the gravity of such an offense; to call at a port; with at.

part of speech: noun

The act or state of coming or being in contact; contact; sense of feeling; sensation; the manner of action of the hand, as on a musical instrument; as, she has a light touch; the peculiar manner of execution, as of a painting, etc.; as, the touch of an expert; a single stroke on a painting, etc.; close understanding or sympathy; as, in close touch with a friend; a light attack of a disease.

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