Popular Wordlists

touch

touch

touch - Dictionary definition and meaning for word touch

Definition
(noun) the event of something coming in contact with the body
Synonyms : touching
Example Sentence
  • he longed for the touch of her hand
  • the cooling touch of the night air

Definition
(noun) the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
Example Sentence
  • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

Definition
(noun) a suggestion of some quality
Synonyms : ghost , trace
Example Sentence
  • there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone
  • he detected a ghost of a smile on her face

Definition
(noun) a distinguishing style
Synonyms : signature
Example Sentence
  • this room needs a woman's touch

Definition
(noun) the act of putting two things together with no space between them
Synonyms : touching
Example Sentence
  • at his touch the room filled with lights

Definition
(noun) a slight but appreciable amount
Synonyms : hint , jot , mite , pinch , soupcon , speck , tinge
Example Sentence
  • this dish could use a touch of garlic

Definition
(noun) a communicative interaction
Synonyms : contact
Example Sentence
  • the pilot made contact with the base
  • he got in touch with his colleagues

Definition
(noun) a slight attack of illness
Synonyms : spot
Example Sentence
  • he has a touch of rheumatism

Definition
(noun) the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan)
Example Sentence
  • he watched the beggar trying to make a touch

Definition
(noun) the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
Example Sentence
  • she likes the touch of silk on her skin
  • the surface had a greasy feeling

Definition
(noun) deftness in handling matters
Example Sentence
  • he has a master's touch

Definition
(noun) the feel of mechanical action
Example Sentence
  • this piano has a wonderful touch

Definition
(verb) make physical contact with, come in contact with
Example Sentence
  • Touch the stone for good luck
  • She never touched her husband

Definition
(verb) perceive via the tactile sense
Example Sentence
  • Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her

Definition
(verb) affect emotionally
Synonyms : stir
Example Sentence
  • A stirring movie
  • I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy

Definition
(verb) be relevant to
Example Sentence
  • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
  • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

Definition
(verb) be in direct physical contact with; make contact
Synonyms : adjoin , contact , meet
Example Sentence
  • The two buildings touch
  • Their hands touched
  • The wire must not contact the metal cover
  • The surfaces contact at this point

Definition
(verb) have an effect upon
Synonyms : affect , bear on , bear upon , impact , touch on
Example Sentence
  • Will the new rules affect me?

Definition
(verb) deal with; usually used with a form of negation
Example Sentence
  • I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole
  • The local Mafia won't touch gambling

Definition
(verb) cause to be in brief contact with
Example Sentence
  • He touched his toes to the horse's flanks

Definition
(verb) to extend as far as
Synonyms : extend to , reach
Example Sentence
  • The sunlight reached the wall
  • Can he reach?
  • The chair must not touch the wall

Definition
(verb) be equal to in quality or ability
Synonyms : equal , match , rival
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(verb) tamper with
Synonyms : disturb
Example Sentence
  • Don't touch my CDs!

Definition
(verb) make a more or less disguised reference to
Synonyms : advert , allude
Example Sentence
  • He alluded to the problem but did not mention it

Definition
(verb) comprehend
Example Sentence
  • He could not touch the meaning of the poem

Definition
(verb) consume
Synonyms : partake
Example Sentence
  • She didn't touch her food all night

Definition
(verb) color lightly
Synonyms : tinct , tinge , tint
Example Sentence
  • her greying hair was tinged blond
  • the leaves were tinged red in November

Hiring for our Gurgaon Office!

We are currently looking for an admin cum customer care executive on full time basis for our Gurgaon Office. Applicants should be fluent in English and proficient in daily use computer softwares like Microsoft Office etc. Should have ability to handle inbount/bount international calls. Interested applicants may please mail their CVs to jobs@opencubicles.com. Freshers are more than welcome to apply.

Love us on FB !