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1. touch

verb. ['ˈtʌtʃ'] make physical contact with, come in contact with.

Synonyms

  • pick up
  • run into
  • osculate
  • thumb
  • stroke
  • tag
  • toe
  • palm
  • handle
  • skim over
  • feel
  • buss
  • brush
  • kiss
  • hit
  • engage
  • collide with
  • press
  • mouth
  • strike
  • snog
  • impinge on
  • skim
  • finger

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • orientalise
  • inflate
  • depersonalise

Etymology

  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Touch

  • nonesuch
  • how-much
  • crutch
  • clutch
  • bruch
  • zuch
  • tuch
  • szuch
  • sutch
  • such
  • ruch
  • mutsch
  • mutch
  • much
  • kutsch
  • kutch
  • kuch
  • hutch
  • huch
  • futch
  • dutch
  • dusch
  • duch
  • butsch
  • buche
  • buch

How do you pronounce touch?

Pronounce touch as təʧ.

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Sentences with touch


1. Noun, singular or mass
Wet clay is very sticky to the touch, while dry clay is hard.

2. Adjective
Speaking software makes it easier for them to communicate and express themselves through touch technology.

3. Verb, base form
Do not allow the mulch to touch the trunk of the tree.

Quotes about touch


1. Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.
- Charles Lindbergh

2. Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

3. I am a real person that cares about his art and cares about what he's doing - I have a heart and a soul and want to touch people and give.
- LL Cool J

2. touch

noun. ['ˈtʌtʃ'] the event of something coming in contact with the body.

Synonyms

  • light touch
  • contact
  • brush
  • striking
  • stroke
  • impinging

Antonyms

  • magnetise
  • naturalize
  • brighten
  • occidentalize

Etymology

  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. touch

verb. ['ˈtʌtʃ'] perceive via the tactile sense.

Synonyms

  • perceive

Antonyms

  • demagnetize
  • weaken

Etymology

  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. touch

verb. ['ˈtʌtʃ'] be relevant to.

Synonyms

  • pertain
  • touch on
  • come to
  • regard
  • revolve around
  • relate
  • apply
  • advert
  • center
  • bear on
  • concentrate on
  • affect
  • refer
  • hold
  • focus on
  • concern
  • revolve about
  • go for
  • involve
  • matter to
  • interest
  • allude
  • center on

Antonyms

  • order
  • fill
  • concentrate
  • denationalize

Etymology

  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. touch

verb. ['ˈtʌtʃ'] have an effect upon.

Synonyms

  • scupper
  • impact
  • touch on
  • alter
  • hydrolize
  • color
  • disoblige
  • distort
  • inconvenience
  • bother
  • bear on
  • put out
  • work
  • affect
  • process
  • change
  • act upon
  • endanger
  • expose
  • discommode
  • excite
  • treat
  • influence
  • tell on
  • hit
  • bear upon
  • trouble
  • tinge
  • peril
  • hydrolise
  • strike
  • slam-dunk
  • subject
  • repercuss
  • stimulate
  • incommode
  • strike a blow
  • queer
  • modify
  • redound

Antonyms

  • validate
  • qualify
  • denaturalize
  • empty

Etymology

  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. touch

verb. ['ˈtʌtʃ'] be in direct physical contact with; make contact.

Synonyms

  • surround
  • adjoin
  • contact
  • converge
  • cohere
  • skirt
  • cleave
  • border
  • spread over
  • fray
  • adhere
  • cover
  • attach
  • stick
  • butt
  • abut
  • march
  • rub
  • chafe
  • ring
  • hug
  • meet
  • butt on
  • edge
  • fret
  • scratch
  • environ
  • butt against
  • cling
  • rest on
  • lean on

Antonyms

  • personalize
  • orientalize
  • centralize
  • clutter

Etymology

  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. touch

noun. ['ˈtʌtʃ'] the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands).

Synonyms

  • somaesthesia
  • somatosense
  • skin senses
  • cutaneous senses
  • somesthesia
  • somatic sense
  • sense of touch
  • somatic sensory system
  • touch modality
  • somataesthesis
  • exteroception
  • somesthesis
  • somatosensory system
  • somaesthesis

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. touch

verb. ['ˈtʌtʃ'] affect emotionally.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • stir
  • affect
  • get
  • move

Antonyms

  • sharpen
  • decentralize
  • quieten
  • deoxidise

Etymology

  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. touch

noun. ['ˈtʌtʃ'] a suggestion of some quality.

Synonyms

  • ghost
  • suggestion
  • proffer
  • trace

Antonyms

  • clean
  • unstring
  • stabilize
  • better

Etymology

  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. touch

verb. ['ˈtʌtʃ'] deal with; usually used with a form of negation.

Synonyms

  • deal
  • handle
  • care

Antonyms

  • disable
  • stabilise
  • centralise
  • demulsify

Etymology

  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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