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Synonyms for touch

come into contact

handle

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affect

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consume

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move

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match

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ask

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get involved in

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touch down

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touch on or upon something

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touch someone up

touch something off: ignite

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touch something up: enhance

touch something up: improve

Synonyms for touch

to bring the hands or fingers, for example, into contact with so as to give or receive a physical sensation

to bring into or make contact with

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to be contiguous or next to

to call or direct attention to something

to evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from

touch down: to come to rest on the ground

touch off: to release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

touch up: to improve by making minor changes or additions

an act of touching

a coming together so as to be touching

the faculty or ability to perceive tactile stimulation

a particular sensation conveyed by means of physical contact

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a situation allowing exchange of ideas or messages

Synonyms for touch

the event of something coming in contact with the body

a suggestion of some quality

a distinguishing style

a communicative interaction

a slight attack of illness

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the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan)

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the feel of mechanical action

perceive via the tactile sense

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affect emotionally

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deal with

cause to be in brief contact with

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to extend as far as

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be equal to in quality or ability

tamper with

make a more or less disguised reference to

comprehend

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consume

References in periodicals archive ?
For the area of the body with the greatest sensitivity to touch (the fingertips), the two tips of the paper clip can be very close together (a few millimeters) and a person can still feel both points, because there are many touch receptors located in the skin of the fingertips.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are developing this tongue-stimulating system, which translates images detected by a camera into a pattern of electric pulses that trigger touch receptors.
THE sensitivity of a woman's skin to touch depends on millions of touch receptors all over our body.
And our skin, which has about 50 touch receptors for every square centimeter and about 5 million sensory cells overall, is hungry for touch.
And, as it gets hotter, touch receptors in the skin become more sensitive to a lover's kisses and caresses.
Collaborating with neuroscientist Jon Kaas at Vanderbilt, Catania found that more than 100,000 nerve fibers run from the star to the brain--almost six times more than come from the touch receptors in a highly sensitive human hand.