Definition of TOUCHES

noun : TOUCHES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a communicative interaction; "the pilot made contact with the base"; "he got in touch with his colleagues" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism" ;

  • 9. (

    ) the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan); "he watched the beggar trying to make a touch" ;

  • 11. (

    ) deftness in handling matters; "he has a master's touch" ;

  • 12. (

    ) the feel of mechanical action; "this piano has a wonderful touch" ;

verb : TOUCHES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband" ;

  • 2. (

    ) perceive via the tactile sense; "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her" ;

  • 3. (

    ) affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 8. (

    ) cause to be in brief contact with; "He touched his toes to the horse's flanks" ;

  • 9. (

    ) to extend as far as; "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he reach?"; "The chair must not touch the wall" ;

  • 10. (

    ) be equal to in quality or ability; "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" ;