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Definition of Touch
Touch Touch, v. t.
1. To compare with; of be equal to; -- usually with a
negative; as, he held that for good cheer nothing could
touch an open fire. [Colloq.]
2. To induce to give or lend; to borrow from; as, to touch
one for a loan; hence, to steal from. [Slang]
TouchTouch Touch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Touched; p. pr. & vb. n.
Touching.] [F. toucher, OF. touchier, tuchier; of Teutonic
origin; cf. OHG. zucchen, zukken, to twitch, pluck, draw, G.
zukken, zukken, v. intens. fr. OHG. ziohan to draw, G.
ziehen, akin to E. tug. See Tuck, v. t., Tug, and cf.
1. To come in contact with; to hit or strike lightly against;
to extend the hand, foot, or the like, so as to reach or
Him thus intent Ithuriel with his spear Touched
2. To perceive by the sense of feeling.
Nothing but body can be touched or touch. --Greech.
3. To come to; to reach; to attain to.
The god, vindictive, doomed them never more- Ah, men
unblessed! -- to touch their natal shore. --Pope.
4. To try; to prove, as with a touchstone. [Obs.]
Wherein I mean to touch your love indeed. --Shak.
5. To relate to; to concern; to affect.
The quarrel toucheth none but us alone. --Shak.
6. To handle, speak of, or deal with; to treat of.
Storial thing that toucheth gentilesse. --Chaucer.
7. To meddle or interfere with; as, I have not touched the
8. To affect the senses or the sensibility of; to move; to
melt; to soften.
What of sweet before Hath touched my sense, flat
seems to this and harsh. --Milton.
The tender sire was touched with what he said.
9. To mark or delineate with touches; to add a slight stroke
to with the pencil or brush.
The lines, though touched but faintly, are drawn
10. To infect; to affect slightly. --Bacon.
11. To make an impression on; to have effect upon.
Its face . . . so hard that a file will not touch
12. To strike; to manipulate; to play on; as, to touch an
instrument of music.
[They] touched their golden harps. --Milton.
13. To perform, as a tune; to play.
A person is the royal retinue touched a light and
lively air on the flageolet. --Sir W.
14. To influence by impulse; to impel forcibly. `` No decree
of mine, . . . [to] touch with lightest moment of impulse
his free will,' --Milton.
15. To harm, afflict, or distress.
Let us make a covenant with thee, that thou wilt do
us no hurt, as we have not touched thee. --Gen.
xxvi. 28, 29.
16. To affect with insanity, especially in a slight degree;
to make partially insane; -- rarely used except in the
She feared his head was a little touched. --Ld.
17. (Geom.) To be tangent to. See Tangent, a.
18. To lay a hand upon for curing disease.
To touch a sail (Naut.), to bring it so close to the wind
that its weather leech shakes.
To touch the wind (Naut.), to keep the ship as near the
wind as possible.
To touch up, to repair; to improve by touches or
emendation. TouchTouch Touch, v. i.
1. To be in contact; to be in a state of junction, so that no
space is between; as, two spheres touch only at points.
2. To fasten; to take effect; to make impression. [R.]
Strong waters pierce metals, and will touch upon
gold, that will not touch upon silver. --Bacon.
3. To treat anything in discourse, especially in a slight or
casual manner; -- often with on or upon.
If the antiquaries have touched upon it, they
immediately quitted it. --Addison.
4. (Naut) To be brought, as a sail, so close to the wind that
its weather leech shakes.
To touch and go (Naut.), to touch bottom lightly and
without damage, as a vessel in motion.
To touch at, to come or go to, without tarrying; as, the
ship touched at Lisbon.
To touch on or upon, to come or go to for a short time.
I made a little voyage round the lake, and touched
on the several towns that lie on its coasts.
Meaning of Touch from wikipedia
- up touch
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Touch
is one of the sensations processed
by the somatosensory
may also refer
- neural structures
in the brain
and body that produce
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