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Detailed Synonyms for touching in English

touching:

touching adj

  1. touching
  2. touching
  3. touching
  4. touching
    – arousing affect 1
    affecting; touching; poignant
    – arousing affect 1
    • affecting adj
      • the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene1
    • touching adj
      • his gratitude was simple and touching1
    • poignant adj
      • poignant grief cannot endure forever1

touching [the ~] noun

  1. the touching
    the touching
  2. the touching
    the concerning; the touching; the affecting
  3. the touching
    the tagging out; the touching
  4. the touching
    – the act of putting two things together with no space between them 1
    the touch; the touching
    – the act of putting two things together with no space between them 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • at his touch the room filled with lights1
    • touching [the ~] noun
  5. the touching
    – the event of something coming in contact with the body 1
    the touch; the touching
    – the event of something coming in contact with the body 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • he longed for the touch of her hand1
      • the cooling touch of the night air1
    • touching [the ~] noun

Related Words for "touching":


Alternate Synonyms for "touching":


Related Definitions for "touching":

  1. arousing affect1
    • his gratitude was simple and touching1
  2. the act of putting two things together with no space between them1
  3. the event of something coming in contact with the body1

touching form of touch:

to touch verb (touches, touched, touching)

  1. to touch
    to touch
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
  2. to touch
    to concern; to regard; to affect; to touch
    • concern verb (concerns, concerned, concerning)
    • regard verb (regards, regarded, regarding)
    • affect verb (affects, affected, affecting)
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
  3. to touch
    to strike; to touch; to hit; to move; to affect; to concern
    • strike verb (strikes, struck, striking)
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
    • hit verb (hits, hit, hitting)
    • move verb (moves, moved, moving)
    • affect verb (affects, affected, affecting)
    • concern verb (concerns, concerned, concerning)
  4. to touch
    to concern; to regard; to affect; relate to; to touch
    • concern verb (concerns, concerned, concerning)
    • regard verb (regards, regarded, regarding)
    • affect verb (affects, affected, affecting)
    • relate to verb
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
  5. to touch
    cause emotions; to touch; to move
  6. to touch
    to tag; to touch; to touch upon; to glance; to stir; to tap; to tick; to just touch
    • tag verb (tags, tagged, tagging)
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
    • touch upon verb (touches upon, touched upon, touching upon)
    • glance verb (glances, glanced, glancing)
    • stir verb (stirs, stirred, stirring)
    • tap verb (taps, tapped, tapping)
    • tick verb (ticks, ticked, ticking)
    • just touch verb (just touches, just touched, just touching)
  7. to touch
    to stir; to touch
    • stir verb (stirs, stirred, stirring)
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
  8. to touch
    to concern; to affect; to touch
    • concern verb (concerns, concerned, concerning)
    • affect verb (affects, affected, affecting)
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
  9. to touch
    – make physical contact with, come in contact with 1
    to feel
    – grope or feel in search of something 1
    • feel verb (feels, felt, feeling)
      • He felt for his wallet1
    to grope
    – feel about uncertainly or blindly 1
    • grope verb (gropes, groped, groping)
      • She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom1
    to touch
    – make physical contact with, come in contact with 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • She never touched her husband1
  10. to touch
    – make physical contact with, come in contact with 1
    to touch
    – make physical contact with, come in contact with 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • She never touched her husband1
  11. to touch
    – have an effect upon 1
    to affect; impact; to touch; bear on; bear upon; touch on
    – have an effect upon 1
  12. to touch
    – color lightly 1
    to touch; to tinge; to tint; tinct
    – color lightly 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
    • tinge verb (tinges, tinged, tinging)
      • her greying hair was tinged blond1
      • the leaves were tinged red in November1
    • tint verb (tints, tinted, tinting)
    • tinct verb
  13. to touch
    – comprehend 1
    to touch
    – comprehend 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • He could not touch the meaning of the poem1
  14. to touch
    – make a more or less disguised reference to 1
    to touch; advert; allude
    – make a more or less disguised reference to 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
    • advert verb
    • allude verb
      • He alluded to the problem but did not mention it1
  15. to touch
    – consume 1
    to touch; partake
    – consume 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • She didn't touch her food all night1
    • partake verb
  16. to touch
    – be in direct physical contact with; make contact 1
    to meet; to touch; contact; adjoin
    – be in direct physical contact with; make contact 1
    • meet verb (meets, met, meeting)
      • The wire must not contact the metal cover1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • The two buildings touch1
      • Their hands touched1
    • contact verb
      • The wire must not contact the metal cover1
      • The surfaces contact at this point1
    • adjoin verb
  17. to touch
    – cause to be in brief contact with 1
    to touch
    – cause to be in brief contact with 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • He touched his toes to the horse's flanks1
  18. to touch
    – tamper with 1
    to touch; to disturb
    – tamper with 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • Don't touch my CDs!1
    • disturb verb (disturbs, disturbed, disturbing)
  19. to touch
    – affect emotionally 1
    to touch; to stir
    – affect emotionally 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy1
    • stir verb (stirs, stirred, stirring)
      • A stirring movie1
  20. to touch
    – perceive via the tactile sense 1
    to touch
    – perceive via the tactile sense 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her1
  21. to touch
    – deal with; usually used with a form of negation 1
    to touch
    – deal with; usually used with a form of negation 1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole1
      • The local Mafia won't touch gambling1
  22. to touch
    – be equal to in quality or ability 1
    to match; to touch; to equal; to rival
    – be equal to in quality or ability 1
    • match verb (matches, matched, matching)
      • Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues1
    • equal verb (equals, equaled, equaling)
    • rival verb (rivals, rivalled, rivalling)
      • Nothing can rival cotton for durability1
  23. to touch
    – be relevant to 1
    to concern; to refer; to touch; to relate; to come to; bear on; have-to doe with; pertain; touch on
    – be relevant to 1
    • concern verb (concerns, concerned, concerning)
    • refer verb (refers, referred, referring)
      • There were lots of questions referring to her talk1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
    • relate verb (relates, related, relating)
    • come to verb (comes to, came to, coming to)
    • bear on verb
    • pertain verb
      • My remark pertained to your earlier comments1
    • touch on verb
  24. to touch
    – to extend as far as 1
    to reach; to touch; extend to
    – to extend as far as 1
    • reach verb (reachs, reached, reaching)
      • The sunlight reached the wall1
      • Can he reach?1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
      • The chair must not touch the wall1
    • extend to verb

Conjugations for touch:

present
  1. touch
  2. touch
  3. touches
  4. touch
  5. touch
  6. touch
simple past
  1. touched
  2. touched
  3. touched
  4. touched
  5. touched
  6. touched
present perfect
  1. have touched
  2. have touched
  3. has touched
  4. have touched
  5. have touched
  6. have touched
past continuous
  1. was touching
  2. were touching
  3. was touching
  4. were touching
  5. were touching
  6. were touching
future
  1. shall touch
  2. will touch
  3. will touch
  4. shall touch
  5. will touch
  6. will touch
continuous present
  1. am touching
  2. are touching
  3. is touching
  4. are touching
  5. are touching
  6. are touching
subjunctive
  1. be touched
  2. be touched
  3. be touched
  4. be touched
  5. be touched
  6. be touched
diverse
  1. touch!
  2. let's touch!
  3. touched
  4. touching
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

touch [the ~] noun

  1. the touch
    the contact; the touch
  2. the touch
    the semblance; the touch; the small trace; the trace; the hint; the tending to
  3. the touch
    the sentiment; the compassion; the feeling; the emotion; the touch; the excitement; the passion
  4. the touch
    the tap; the touch; the clip
  5. the touch
    – the act of putting two things together with no space between them 1
    the touch; the touching
    – the act of putting two things together with no space between them 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • at his touch the room filled with lights1
    • touching [the ~] noun
  6. the touch
    – a distinguishing style 1
    the touch; the signature
    – a distinguishing style 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • this room needs a woman's touch1
    • signature [the ~] noun
  7. the touch
    – the feel of mechanical action 1
    the touch
    – the feel of mechanical action 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • this piano has a wonderful touch1
  8. the touch
    – deftness in handling matters 1
    the touch
    – deftness in handling matters 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • he has a master's touch1
  9. the touch
    – the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands) 1
    the touch; the sense of touch; the touch modality; the cutaneous senses; the skin senses
    – the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands) 1
  10. the touch
    – the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin 1
    the touch; the feeling; the touch sensation; the tactile sensation; the tactual sensation
    – the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin 1
  11. the touch
    – a suggestion of some quality 1
    the touch; the trace; the ghost
    – a suggestion of some quality 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone1
    • trace [the ~] noun
    • ghost [the ~] noun
      • he detected a ghost of a smile on her face1
  12. the touch
    – the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan) 1
    the touch
    – the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan) 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • he watched the beggar trying to make a touch1
  13. the touch
    – a communicative interaction 1
    the touch; the contact
    – a communicative interaction 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • he got in touch with his colleagues1
    • contact [the ~] noun
      • the pilot made contact with the base1
  14. the touch
    – the event of something coming in contact with the body 1
    the touch; the touching
    – the event of something coming in contact with the body 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • he longed for the touch of her hand1
      • the cooling touch of the night air1
    • touching [the ~] noun
  15. the touch
    – a slight but appreciable amount 1
    the touch; the pinch; the hint; the speck; the mite; the tinge; the soupcon; the jot
    – a slight but appreciable amount 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • this dish could use a touch of garlic1
    • pinch [the ~] noun
    • hint [the ~] noun
    • speck [the ~] noun
    • mite [the ~] noun
    • tinge [the ~] noun
    • soupcon [the ~] noun
    • jot [the ~] noun
  16. the touch
    – a slight attack of illness 1
    the touch; the spot
    – a slight attack of illness 1
    • touch [the ~] noun
      • he has a touch of rheumatism1
    • spot [the ~] noun

touch

  1. touch
  2. touch

Related Words for "touch":


Alternate Synonyms for "touch":


Related Definitions for "touch":

  1. the act of putting two things together with no space between them1
    • at his touch the room filled with lights1
  2. a distinguishing style1
    • this room needs a woman's touch1
  3. the feel of mechanical action1
    • this piano has a wonderful touch1
  4. deftness in handling matters1
    • he has a master's touch1
  5. the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)1
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us1
  6. the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin1
    • she likes the touch of silk on her skin1
  7. a suggestion of some quality1
    • there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone1
  8. the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan)1
    • he watched the beggar trying to make a touch1
  9. a communicative interaction1
    • he got in touch with his colleagues1
  10. the event of something coming in contact with the body1
    • he longed for the touch of her hand1
    • the cooling touch of the night air1
  11. a slight but appreciable amount1
    • this dish could use a touch of garlic1
  12. a slight attack of illness1
    • he has a touch of rheumatism1
  13. have an effect upon1
  14. color lightly1
  15. comprehend1
    • He could not touch the meaning of the poem1
  16. make a more or less disguised reference to1
  17. consume1
    • She didn't touch her food all night1
  18. be in direct physical contact with; make contact1
    • The two buildings touch1
    • Their hands touched1
  19. make physical contact with, come in contact with1
    • She never touched her husband1
  20. cause to be in brief contact with1
    • He touched his toes to the horse's flanks1
  21. tamper with1
    • Don't touch my CDs!1
  22. affect emotionally1
    • I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy1
  23. perceive via the tactile sense1
    • Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her1
  24. deal with; usually used with a form of negation1
    • I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole1
    • The local Mafia won't touch gambling1
  25. be equal to in quality or ability1
    • Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues1
  26. be relevant to1
  27. to extend as far as1
    • The chair must not touch the wall1

Related Synonyms for touching