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An act of touching someone or something
“He jumped at the touch of the cold water and I apologized for it being so cold.”
A small amount
“A touch of Mardi Gras with a carnival type atmosphere was the end result and children of all ages had a memorable experience on this special occasion in Tubbercurry.”
A distinctive manner or method of dealing with something
“The comic elements included in the play needed to be handled with a deft touch rather than a heavy hand too.”
The faculty of perception through physical contact, especially with the fingers
“The feel of the fabric and the wood on the skin combines the sense of touch and sight so that sexuality is intertwined with violence to the body.”
A small distinctive detail or feature
“A nice touch is the addition of plasma tv screens to watch sporting events while you play.”
A particular manner or style of doing something
“Visitors put the severity of the house down to the lack of a woman's touch.”
“They finished training a few months apart and lost touch.”
Bring one's hand or another part of one's body into contact with
“I can't stand to even touch my own body, to wash, even get dressed.”
Have an effect on
“Lisa felt touched by the girl's unexpected kindness.”
Used to indicate that something is avoided or rejected
“I don't touch anything involved with electricity, for example.”
Be comparable to in quality or excellence
“None of them, however, was able to touch Daru-brahman for as soon as they started, their chisels broke and fell to pieces.”
Come into or be in contact with
“Of course, in my dreams I neither escape nor do I falter and stumble - I run hard, but my feet don't quite touch the ground, so I don't actually move.”
Affect or concern
“The international jurisprudence to which we have referred does not touch this problem that we are concerned with, does it?”
To affect slightly with something morally bad or undesirable
“… unfortunately, his insufferable arrogance tends to touch even the good deeds that he does.”
Make mention
“With elections round the corner, the irritation is bound to touch nightmarish levels.”
Handle in order to interfere with, alter, or otherwise affect
“Don't touch any of my things!”
To eat or drink
“Since you cannot touch the money until you retire, you no longer have a rainy-day fund, or a down payment for a house.”
“The least expensive model will touch you for a couple of hundred bucks.”
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