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Synonyms for touch

Synonyms for (noun) touch

Synonyms: touch, touching Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Similar words: human action, human activity, deed, act Definition: something that people do or cause to happen

Synonyms: signature, touch Definition: a distinguishing style Usage: this room needs a woman's touch

Similar words: way, style, manner, fashion, mode Definition: how something is done or how it happens Usage: her dignified manner; his rapid manner of talking; their nomadic mode of existence; in the characteristic New York style; a lonely way of life; in an abrasive fashion

Synonyms: touch Definition: the feel of mechanical action Usage: this piano has a wonderful touch

Similar words: feel, tactile property Definition: a property perceived by touch

Synonyms: touch Definition: deftness in handling matters Usage: he has a master's touch

Similar words: deftness, facility, quickness, adeptness, adroitness Definition: skillful performance or ability without difficulty Usage: his quick adeptness was a product of good design; he was famous for his facility as an archer

Synonyms: skin senses, sense of touch, touch, touch modality, cutaneous senses Definition: the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands) Usage: only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

Similar words: exteroception Definition: sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body

Similar words: somatosense Definition: any of the sensory systems that mediate sensations of pressure and tickle and warmth and cold and vibration and limb position and limb movement and pain

Synonyms: feeling, tactile sensation, tactual sensation, touch, touch sensation Definition: the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin Usage: she likes the touch of silk on her skin; the surface had a greasy feeling

Similar words: perception Definition: the process of perceiving

Synonyms: ghost, touch, trace Definition: a suggestion of some quality Usage: there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone; he detected a ghost of a smile on her face

Similar words: proposition, proffer, suggestion Definition: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection Usage: it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

Synonyms: touch Definition: the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan) Usage: he watched the beggar trying to make a touch

Similar words: solicitation Definition: an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status Usage: a solicitation to the king for relief

Synonyms: contact, touch Definition: a communicative interaction Usage: the pilot made contact with the base; he got in touch with his colleagues

Similar words: communicating, communication Definition: the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information Usage: they could not act without official communication from Moscow

Synonyms: touch, touching Definition: the event of something coming in contact with the body Usage: he longed for the touch of her hand; the cooling touch of the night air

Similar words: impinging, striking, contact Definition: the physical coming together of two or more things Usage: contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull

Synonyms: soupcon, speck, tinge, touch, hint, mite, jot, pinch Definition: a slight but appreciable amount Usage: this dish could use a touch of garlic

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms: spot, touch Definition: a slight attack of illness Usage: he has a touch of rheumatism

Similar words: attack Definition: a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition Usage: an attack of diarrhea

Synonyms for (verb) touch

Synonyms: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon Definition: have an effect upon Usage: Will the new rules affect me?

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: tinct, tinge, tint, touch Definition: color lightly Usage: her greying hair was tinged blond; the leaves were tinged red in November

Similar words: color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize Definition: add color to Usage: The child colored the drawings; Fall colored the trees; colorize black and white film

Synonyms: touch Definition: comprehend Usage: He could not touch the meaning of the poem

Similar words: understand Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

Synonyms: advert, allude, touch Definition: make a more or less disguised reference to Usage: He alluded to the problem but did not mention it

Similar words: suggest, hint Definition: drop a hint; intimate by a hint

Synonyms: touch, partake Definition: consume Usage: She didn't touch her food all night

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

Synonyms: touch Definition: cause to be in brief contact with Usage: He touched his toes to the horse's flanks

Similar words: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: touch, disturb Definition: tamper with Usage: Don't touch my CDs!

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: touch, stir Definition: affect emotionally Usage: A stirring movie; I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy

Similar words: affect, strike, move, impress Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon Usage: This child impressed me as unusually mature; This behavior struck me as odd

Synonyms: touch Definition: perceive via the tactile sense Usage: Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her

Similar words: comprehend, perceive Definition: to become aware of through the senses Usage: I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon

Synonyms: touch Definition: deal with; usually used with a form of negation Usage: I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole; The local Mafia won't touch gambling

Similar words: deal, handle, manage, care Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Synonyms: equal, touch, rival, match Definition: be equal to in quality or ability Usage: 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

Similar words: contend, vie, compete Definition: compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

Synonyms: touch, extend to, reach Definition: to extend as far as Usage: The sunlight reached the wall; Can he reach? The chair must not touch the wall

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?