touch

All Noun Verb
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  • The play may be seen to touch on all of these issues.
  • David then laid his personal touch to the design brief and finished the model.
  • The centre pass must be caught or touched in the centre third.
  • Players may or may not be allowed to touch the walls, but not to cross them.
  • Did you ever touch him, or have him smile at you?
  • He scored no less than a minute later, having touched the ball into the goal.
  • This value will change based on the body part being touched.
  • Though the play was not well received, fans were touched by her performance.
  • For example, if he touched steel, then his body became composed of steel.
  • They are also the only two counties to touch both the northern and southern state lines.
  • Finally there may not be three players touching the ball at one time.
  • Two hills were standing close to each other without touching one another.
  • It, too, is a record that will most likely never be touched.
  • Now one stick after another should be taken up without moving/touching others.
  • As such, neither team ever touched the ball after receiving the opening possession.
  • I never heard them touch'd with blood till now. Cited from A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. VIII (4th edition)
  • He may be called by the touching of his image by a living being.
  • Another version requires a drink for every touch a player takes of the ball.
  • The traditional way of playing touch football is on a grass field with a touch ball.
  • He had made literary friends through the publication of his book, but now lost touch with them.
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Meaning of touch

  • noun 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
  • noun 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
  • noun A suggestion of some quality
    there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone, he detected a ghost of a smile on her face
  • noun A distinguishing style
    this room needs a woman's touch
  • noun The act of putting two things together with no space between them
    at his touch the room filled with lights
  • noun A slight but appreciable amount
    this dish could use a touch of garlic
  • noun A slight attack of illness
    he has a touch of rheumatism
  • noun The act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan)
    he watched the beggar trying to make a touch
  • noun The sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
    she likes the touch of silk on her skin, the surface had a greasy feeling
  • noun Deftness in handling matters
    he has a master's touch
  • noun The feel of mechanical action
    this piano has a wonderful touch
  • verb Make physical contact with, come in contact with
    Touch the stone for good luck, She never touched her husband
  • verb Perceive via the tactile sense
    Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her
  • verb Affect emotionally
    A stirring movie, I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy
  • verb 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
  • verb 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
  • verb Cause to be in brief contact with
    He touched his toes to the horse's flanks
  • verb Tamper with
    Don't touch my CDs!
  • verb Comprehend
    He could not touch the meaning of the poem