touch


touch
I
n.
social contact

1) to get; keep, stay in touch

2) to lose touch with

3) close touch

4) in touch with smb. (keep in close touch with me)

5) out of touch with (I am out of touch with the present situation)

feel

6) to the touch (smooth to the touch)

physical contact

7) a delicate; gentle, light, soft; heavy touch

sensitivity

8) to have the common touch ('to have the ability to appeal to the common people')

ability

9) to lose one's touch

manner

10) a bold; distinctive; magic; man's; personal; woman's touch

detail, stroke

11) the finishing touches (to put the finishing touches on/to smt.)

misc.

12) a soft touch ('an overly generous person')

II
v.

1) (d; intr.) ('to stop briefly') to touch at (the ship will touch at three ports)

2) (colloq.) (d; tr.) to touch for ('to ask for') (to touch smb. for a loan)

3) (d; intr.) to touch on ('to treat briefly') (to touch on a topic)

* * *
['tʌtʃ]
heavy touch
man's
personal
stay in touch
woman's touch
['ability'] to lose one's touch
['manner'] a bold
['physical contact'] a delicate
['social contact'] to get
close touch
to lose touch with
['misc. '] a soft touch ('an overly generous person')
['sensitivity'] to have the common touch ('to have the ability to appeal to the common people')
out of touch with (I am out of touch with the present situation)
in touch with smb. (keep in close touch with me)
['feel'] to the touch (smooth to the touch)
(d; intr.) ('to stop briefly') to touch at (the ship will touch at three ports)
['detail, stroke'] the finishing touches (to put the finishing touches on/to smt.)
(d; intr.) to touch on (to touch on a topic; 'to treat briefly')
(colloq.) (d; tr.) to touch for (to touch smb. for a loan; 'to ask for')

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
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