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Another word for touch

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Verb
  1. To bring the hands or fingers, for example, into contact with so as to give or receive a physical sensation

      1. To examine or explore by touching (an organ or area of the body), usually as a diagnostic aid.
      1. To touch, lift, or hold with the hands:
      2. To operate with the hands; manipulate:
      3. To deal with or have responsibility for; conduct:
      1. any of the five jointed parts projecting from the palm of the hand; esp., any of these other than the thumb
      2. the part of a glove that covers one of these parts
      3. anything resembling a finger in shape or use; specif., a short strip of chicken, fish, etc., breaded and deep-fried
      1. To perceive through the sense of touch:
      2. To perceive as a physical sensation:
      3. To touch:
    See also:

    touch

  2. To bring into or make contact with

      1. A coming together or touching, as of objects or surfaces.
      2. The state or condition of touching or of immediate proximity:
      3. Connection or interaction; communication:
    See also:

    touch

  3. To be contiguous or next to

      1. An edge or margin; a border.
      2. The edge of the tiling that projects over a roof gable.
      3. A grassy border, as along a road.
      1. One who lives near or next to another.
      2. A person, place, or thing adjacent to or located near another.
      3. A fellow human.
      1. To come into the presence of by chance or arrangement:
      2. To come into the company of:
      3. To be introduced to; make the acquaintance of:
      1. To put or bring together so as to make continuous or form a unit:
      2. To put or bring into close association or relationship:
      3. To connect (points), as with a straight line.
      1. To hit or push against with the head or horns; ram.
      2. To hit or push something with the head or horns.
      3. To project forward or out.
      1. To leap forward or upward; spring.
      2. To progress by forward leaps or springs.
      3. To bounce; rebound.
      1. A part that forms the outer edge of something.
      2. A decorative strip around the edge of something, such as fabric.
      3. A strip of ground, as at the edge of a garden or walk, in which ornamental plants or shrubs are planted.
      1. To be next to; be contiguous to:
      2. To attach:
      3. To be contiguous.
      1. To touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent.
      2. To border upon or end at; be next to.
      3. To support as an abutment.
    See also:

    near

  4. To be equal or alike

      1. To put into a stack
      2. (intransitive) to pile up; to accumulate
      3. (idiomatic) To put a group of abstract things together.
      1. Being an equal distance apart everywhere:
      2. Of, relating to, or designating two or more straight coplanar lines that do not intersect.
      3. Of, relating to, or designating two or more planes that do not intersect.
      1. (idiomatic) To meet expectations; to be as good as.
      1. One that is exactly like another or a counterpart to another:
      2. One that is like another in one or more specified qualities:
      3. One that is able to compete equally with another:
      1. Having the same quantity, measure, or value as another.
      2. Being the same or identical to in value.
      3. Having the same privileges, status, or rights:
      1. To be in agreement, harmony, or conformity.
      2. To be similar or equivalent in character, quantity, origin, structure, or function:
      3. To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.
      1. To consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; liken:
      2. To examine in order to note the similarities or differences of:
      3. To form the positive, comparative, or superlative degree of (an adjective or adverb).
    See also:

    same

  5. To call or direct attention to something.

    See also:

    words

  6. To evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from

    See also:

    touch

Noun
  1. An act of touching

      1. (medicine) The act of feeling or pushing on various parts of a patient's body to determine medical condition such as the normality of organs or the presence or absence of tumors, swelling, muscle tension, etc.
      1. The sense of touch:
      2. A sensation experienced through this sense:
      3. A physical sensation other than one experienced though touch:
    See also:

    touch

  2. A coming together so as to be touching

    See also:

    touch

  3. The faculty or ability to perceive tactile stimulation

    See also:

    touch

  4. A particular sensation conveyed by means of physical contact

    See also:

    touch

  5. A slight amount or indication

      1. The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
      2. A single hair of a beard or mustache.
      3. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.
      1. Soft speech produced without using the full voice.
      2. Something uttered very softly:
      3. A secretly or surreptitiously expressed belief, rumor, or hint:
      1. A brief, passing odor carried in the air:
      2. A very small trace:
      3. An inhalation, as of air or smoke:
      1. A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
      2. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
      3. An extremely small amount or barely perceivable indication:
      1. To apply a trace of color to; tint.
      2. To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality:
      3. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
      1. To distinguish the flavor of by taking into the mouth.
      2. To eat or drink a small quantity of.
      3. To partake of, especially for the first time; experience:
      1. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
      2. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
      3. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
      1. The act of suggesting:
      2. Something suggested:
      3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
      1. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
      2. An inherent, often contrasting quality:
      3. A ray or flash of light:
      1. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
      2. The darkness or diminished light caused by the blocking of a light source:
      3. A darker area in a picture or photograph.
      1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      2. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
      3. The part of a picture or photograph depicting darkness or shadow.
      1. An outward or token appearance:
      2. A representation; a copy.
      3. The barest trace; a modicum:
      1. the act of intimating
      2. a formal announcement or declaration
      3. a hint; indirect suggestion
      1. A slight indication or intimation:
      2. A brief or indirect suggestion; a tip:
      3. A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
      1. Any of the cylindrical, keratinized, often pigmented filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal.
      2. A growth of such filaments, as that forming the coat of an animal or covering the scalp of a human.
      3. A filamentous projection or bristle similar to a hair, such as a seta of an arthropod or an epidermal process of a plant.
      1. The spirit of a dead person, especially one that is believed to appear to the living in bodily form or to haunt specific locations.
      2. A person's spirit or soul:
      3. A returning or haunting memory or image.
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. The act or process of breathing; respiration:
      2. A single act of breathing:
      3. The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration:
    See also:

    show

    big

  6. A situation allowing exchange of ideas or messages

Idioms:

    touch down

  1. To come to rest on the ground

  2. touch off

  3. To release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

  4. touch up

  5. To improve by making minor changes or additions

Another word for touch

Noun
  1. The tactile sense

  2. Contact

      1. A gentle touch or gesture of fondness, tenderness, or love.
      2. To touch or stroke in an affectionate or loving manner.
      3. To touch or move as if with a caress:
      1. Present participle of cuddle.
      2. The act of giving a cuddle.
      1. To clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace.
      2. To hold steadfastly to; cherish:
      3. To stay close to:
      1. To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
      2. To surround or enclose:
      3. To include or contain as part of something broader.
      1. To strike with the beak or a pointed instrument.
      2. To make (a hole, for example) by striking repeatedly with the beak or a pointed instrument.
      3. To grasp and pick up with the beak:
      1. To touch or caress with the lips as an expression of affection, greeting, respect, or amorousness.
      2. To touch lightly or gently:
      3. To strike lightly; brush against:
      1. To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
      2. To come close to; near:
      3. A gentle push.
      1. To distinguish the flavor of by taking into the mouth.
      2. To eat or drink a small quantity of.
      3. To partake of, especially for the first time; experience:
      1. An implement typically consisting of bristles fastened into a handle, used in scrubbing, polishing, grooming, or applying a liquid.
      2. The act of using this implement.
      3. A sweeping stroke of the hand, as in removing something.
      1. To make a thin shallow cut or mark on (a surface) with a sharp instrument.
      2. To use the nails or claws to dig or scrape at.
      3. To rub or scrape (the skin) to relieve itching.
      1. To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
      2. To eat a variety of appetizers as a full meal.
      3. To eat snacks throughout the day in place of full meals.
      1. A touching, feeling, or manipulating with the hands.
      2. The process of packing and distributing merchandise:
      3. The way in which something is handled or taken care of:
      1. A beating, thrashing, or spanking.
      2. A severe loss or defeat.
      1. Present participle of stroke.
      2. The act by which something is stroked.
      3. (textiles) The act of laying small gathers in cloth in regular order.
      1. The act of polishing, cleaning, or drying.
      2. A representation of a raised or indented surface made by placing paper over the surface and rubbing the paper gently with a marking agent such as charcoal or chalk.
      1. 1847, Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights, Vol. I, ch. 10:
      2. A pet or person who is fondled; someone who is much loved.
      1. The act or practice of amorously embracing, kissing, and caressing one's partner.
      1. To tap gently with the open hand or with something flat.
      2. To stroke lightly as a gesture of affection.
      3. To mold by tapping gently with the hands or a flat implement.
      1. The act or an instance of striking, as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool; a blow or impact.
      2. The striking of a bell or gong.
      3. The sound so produced.
      1. To apply pressure and friction to (a surface).
      2. To clean, polish, or manipulate by the application of pressure and friction.
      3. To apply to a surface firmly and with friction:
  3. *The act of borrowing

    See also:

    loan

  4. A sensation

      1. The act of pressing.
      2. The condition of being pressed.
      3. The application of continuous force by one body on another that it is touching; compression.
      1. The striking of one body against another; collision.
      2. The force transmitted by a collision.
      3. The effect or impression of one person or thing on another:
      1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
      2. The act of seizing or capturing; arrest.
      3. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
      1. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
      2. A vague notion, remembrance, or belief:
      3. A mark produced on a surface by pressure.
      1. Any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt, as the faculties of hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, and equilibrium.
      2. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
      3. The faculties of sensation as means of providing physical gratification and pleasure.
    See also:

    feeling

  5. Skill

      1. To stop (doing an activity or task) after reaching the point at which there is nothing left to do:
      2. To bring to a required or desired state:
      3. To arrive at or attain the end of:
      1. The basic method for making or doing something, such as an artistic work or scientific procedure:
      2. Skill or command in a particular activity:
      1. A special talent or skill, especially one difficult to explain or teach:
      2. A tendency or pattern of behavior:
      3. A clever trick.
  6. A trace

    See also:

    bit

Verb
  1. To be in contact

      1. To take or have a part or share; participate:
      2. To take or be given part or portion:
      3. To share some of the properties of something else:
      1. To drink in small quantities.
      2. To drink from in sips.
      3. To drink something in sips.
      1. The rubbing or kneading of parts of the body especially to aid circulation, relax the muscles, or provide sensual stimulation.
      2. An act or instance of such rubbing or kneading.
      3. To give a massage to.
      1. Having a surface free from irregularities, roughness, or projections; even.
      2. Free from waves or disturbances; calm:
      3. Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
      1. To handle, stroke, or touch lovingly.
      2. To treat with indulgence and solicitude; pamper.
      3. To show fondness or affection by stroking or touching.
      1. A gentle touch or gesture of fondness, tenderness, or love.
      2. To touch or stroke in an affectionate or loving manner.
      3. To touch or move as if with a caress:
      1. To clean or clear, as of dirt, with a broom or brush:
      2. To clear away with a broom or brush:
      3. To clear (a path or space) with a broom or brush.
      1. To direct the eyes at or toward something briefly:
      2. To read quickly or in cursory fashion:
      3. To strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected:
      1. To touch or caress with the lips as an expression of affection, greeting, respect, or amorousness.
      2. To touch lightly or gently:
      3. To strike lightly; brush against:
      1. An implement typically consisting of bristles fastened into a handle, used in scrubbing, polishing, grooming, or applying a liquid.
      2. The act of using this implement.
      3. A sweeping stroke of the hand, as in removing something.
      1. To distinguish the flavor of by taking into the mouth.
      2. To eat or drink a small quantity of.
      3. To partake of, especially for the first time; experience:
      1. To pass the tongue over or along:
      2. To lap up:
      3. To lap or flicker at like a tongue:
      1. The foot of an animal, especially a quadruped, that has claws or nails.
      2. A human hand, especially a large clumsy one:
      3. To feel or strike with the paw or paws.
      1. any of the five jointed parts projecting from the palm of the hand; esp., any of these other than the thumb
      2. the part of a glove that covers one of these parts
      3. anything resembling a finger in shape or use; specif., a short strip of chicken, fish, etc., breaded and deep-fried
      1. The short thick digit of the human hand, next to the index finger and opposable to each of the other four digits.
      2. A corresponding digit in other animals, especially primates.
      3. The part of a glove or mitten that covers the thumb.
      1. To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
      2. To come close to; near:
      3. A gentle push.
      1. An animal kept for enjoyment or companionship.
      2. An object of the affections.
      3. A person especially loved or indulged; a favorite:
      1. To tap gently with the open hand or with something flat.
      2. To stroke lightly as a gesture of affection.
      3. To mold by tapping gently with the hands or a flat implement.
      1. To apply pressure and friction to (a surface).
      2. To clean, polish, or manipulate by the application of pressure and friction.
      3. To apply to a surface firmly and with friction:
      1. To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
      2. To eat a variety of appetizers as a full meal.
      3. To eat snacks throughout the day in place of full meals.
      1. The act or an instance of striking, as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool; a blow or impact.
      2. The striking of a bell or gong.
      3. The sound so produced.
    See also:

    feel

  2. To come into contact with

  3. To relate to