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touch 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/təCH/,
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touched, past participle; touches, 3rd person singular present; touching, present participle; touched, past tense;
  1. Come so close to (an object) as to be or come into contact with it
    • - the dog had one paw outstretched, not quite touching the ground
  2. Bring one's hand or another part of one's body into contact with
    • - he touched a strand of her hair
    • - she lowered her head to touch his fingers with her lips
  3. Move a part of one's body to bring it into contact with
    • - he gently touched his lips to her cheek
  4. Lightly press or strike (a button or key on a device or instrument) to operate or play it
    • - he touched a button on the control pad
  5. (of two people or two or more things, typically ones of the same kind) Come into contact with each other
    • - for a moment their fingers touched
  6. Cause (two or more things, typically ones of the same kind) to come into contact
    • - we touched wheels and nearly came off the road
  7. Be tangent to (a curve or surface) at a certain point

  8. Reach (a specified level or amount)
    • - sales touched twenty grand last year
  9. Be comparable to in quality or excellence
    • - there's no one who can touch him at lightweight judo
  10. Handle in order to manipulate, alter, or otherwise affect, esp. in an adverse way
    • - I didn't play her records or touch any of her stuff
  11. Cause harm to (someone)
    • - I've got friends who'll pull strings—nobody will dare touch me
  12. Take some of (a store, esp. of money) for use
    • - in three years I haven't touched a cent of the money
  13. Consume a small amount of (food or drink)
    • - the beer by his right hand was hardly touched
  14. Used to indicate that something is avoided or rejected
    • - he was good only for the jobs that nobody else would touch
  15. Ask someone for (money or some other commodity) as a loan or gift
    • - he touched me for his fare
  16. Have an effect on; make a difference to
    • - a tenth of state companies have been touched by privatization
  17. Be relevant to
    • - some Canadian interests touched European powers
  18. (of a quality or feature) Be visible or apparent in the appearance or character of (something)
    • - the trees were beginning to be touched by the colors of autumn
  19. Reach and affect the appearance of
    • - a wry smile touched his lips
  20. Lightly mark in features or other details with a brush or pencil

  21. Produce feelings of affection, gratitude, or sympathy in
    • - she was touched by her friend's loyalty
  22. Slightly insane

Noun
  1. An act of bringing a part of one's body, typically one's hand, into contact with someone or something
    • - her touch on his shoulder was hesitant
    • - expressions of love through words and touch
  2. An act of lightly pressing or striking something in order to move or operate it
    • - you can manipulate images on the screen at the touch of a key
  3. The faculty of perception through physical contact, esp. with the fingers
    • - reading by touch
  4. A musician's manner of playing keys or strings

  5. The manner in which a musical instrument's keys or strings respond to being played
    • - Viennese instruments with their too delicate touch
  6. A light stroke with a pen, pencil, etc

  7. An act of asking for and getting money or some other commodity from someone as a loan or gift
    • - I only tolerated him because he was good for a touch now and then
  8. A thing or an action that tries out the worth or character of something; a test
    • - you must put your fate to the touch
  9. A small amount; a trace
    • - add a touch of vinegar
    • - he retired to bed with a touch of the flu
  10. A detail or feature, typically one that gives something a distinctive character
    • - the film's most inventive touch
  11. A distinctive manner or method of dealing with something
    • - later he showed a surer political touch
  12. An ability to deal with something successfully
    • - getting caught looks so incompetent, as though we're losing our touch
  13. A series of changes shorter than a peal


  1. the event of something coming in contact with the body; "he longed for the touch of her hand"; "the cooling touch of the night air"
  2. make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"
  3. perceive via the tactile sense; "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her"
  4. the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands); "only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us"
  5. a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
  6. affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
  7. Touch were a '60s rock group who recorded just one album, 1968's eponymous and extremely rare Touch. They consisted of John Bordonaro (drums, percussion, vocals), Don Gallucci (keyboards, vocals), Bruce Hauser (bass, vocals), Jeff Hawks (vocals), and Joey Newman AKA Vern Kjellberg (guitar, vocals).
  8. Touch is the second studio album by American R&B singer–songwriter Amerie, released in the United States on April 26, 2005 by Columbia Records and Sony Urban Music. ...
  9. Touch is an EP from Arthur Loves Plastic and was released in 2010.
  10. Touch is a ballet made by David Parsons on the New York City Ballet to music by Richard Peaslee. The premiere took place February 15, 1996, at the New York State Theatre, Lincoln Center.
  11. Touch were a rock band from New York City formed in 1978. Members included Mark Mangold (songwriter and keyboards) and Glen Kithcart (drums), both who had previously been in the band American Tears (releasing three albums on Columbia Records).
  12. DC Focus was a short-lived imprint of DC Comics. The titles published under this imprint featured super-powered characters who didn't follow the trappings and traditions of classic superhero adventures. Most titles failed to generate significant sales, forcing DC Comics to cancel them. ...
  13. An act of touching, especially with the hand or finger; The faculty or sense of perception by physical contact; The style or technique with which one plays a musical instrument; A distinguishing feature or characteristic; A little bit; a small amount; The part of a sports field beyond the ...
  14. (touching) Provoking sadness and pity
  15. (TOUCHED) The act of experiencing physical contact from a ghost, spirit or other paranormal entity. Can be as simple as a tug in your shirt or pressure on a part of your body to scratches, burns or being pushed/shoved. However, serious physical injury is very rare.
  16. (Touched) Someone who hasn't their full mental capacities i.e. He's touched
  17. (touched) 1.(adj. tutsht) See tapped.
  18. (Touching) Adjacent. Both cards and suits may be touching. In the holding ♣KQ5, the king and queen are touching. In deciding whether to respond Up the line, a player notes that hearts and spades are touching suits.
  19. (TOUCHING) Making contact; getting in touch with yourself or others; communicating your intentions or feelings; intimacy; something that rouses your emotions / Establishing a connection between two things; adding details (touching up); being sensitive (touchy); visiting an issue briefly ( ...
  20. (Touching) An (Upper Extremities) Nia move in which you use your hands to touch the things that are around you.
  21. (Touching) Controlling the horse's run in riding acts by means of touching the animal body with chambarier.
  22. (Touching) Letting animals from different areas, pens or operations have physical contact.
  23. æthrinan; gretan; hrepian; hreppan; hrinan; ge-ræcan
  24. the main defensive tactic in the game of Touch, similar to a tackle in some other codes of football. It forces the attacking team to stop and restart play (see rollball). ...
  25. To touch a player or umpire is to touch any part of his body, his clothing or his equipment.