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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 44
1. To lay a hand upon for curing disease.
4. Act or power of exciting emotion.
7. A stroke; as, a touch of raillery; a satiric touch; hence, animadversion; censure; reproof.
8. A single stroke on a drawing or a picture.
10. The act of the hand on a musical instrument; bence, in the plural, musical notes.
11. A small quantity intermixed; a little; a dash.
15. Hence, examination or trial by some decisive standard; test; proof; tried quality.
Part of Speech: noun
1. A set of changes less than the total possible on seven bells, that is, less than 5, 040.
2. An act of borrowing or stealing.
4. A boys' game; tag.
5. Tallow; - a plumber's term.
6. The particular or characteristic mode of action, or the resistance of the keys of an instrument to the fingers; as, a heavy touch, or a light touch; also, the manner of touching, striking, or pressing the keys of a piano; as, a legato touch; a staccato touch.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To be in contact; to be in a state of junction, so that no space is between; as, two spheres touch only at points.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To induce to give or lend; to borrow from; as, to touch one for a loan; hence, to steal from.
4. To come to; to reach; to attain to.
5. To try; to prove, as with a touchstone.
6. To relate to; to concern; to affect.
7. To handle, speak of, or deal with; to treat of.
9. To affect the senses or the sensibility of; to move; to melt; to soften.
10. To mark or delineate with touches; to add a slight stroke to with the pencil or brush.
13. To perform, as a tune; to play.
16. To be tangent to. See Tangent, a.
18. To compare with; of be equal to; - usually with a negative; as, he held that for good cheer nothing could touch an open fire.
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