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touched 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


  1. having come into contact
  2. moved(p): being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion; "too moved to speak"; "very touched by the stranger's kindness"
  3. fey: slightly insane
  4. (touch) make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"
  5. (touch) perceive via the tactile sense; "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her"
  6. (touch) 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"
  7. Touched is a 1983 film directed by John Flynn.
  8. "Touched" is the 20th episode of the seventh and final season of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  9. This is a 2CD release which included the "Darc Side" and the "Epic Side".
  10. Touched is the debut full-length album by drone doom band Nadja, it was first released in May 2003 by Deserted Factory Records. This album was made when Nadja was still a solo effort of Aidan Baker's, prior to when Leah Buckareff joined Nadja in 2005.
  11. Touched is the first novel by Scott Campbell; it was published in 1996.
  12. (The Touch (1971 film)) The Touch (originally titled Beröringen) is a 1971 film directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Elliot Gould, and Sheila Reid.
  13. (touch) 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 ...
  14. (touching) Provoking sadness and pity
  15. (Touch) refers to your ability to physically feel an object; in Kenpo it means also to be able to just kiss the skin with a punch, strike, etc.
  16. (touch) change file timestamps
  17. (Touch) The best buying and selling prices available on SETS or from a market maker on SEAQ or SEAQ International in a given security at any one time.
  18. To touch a player or umpire is to touch any part of his body, his clothing or his equipment.
  19. (Touch) A player’s sense of feel, generally around the greens. (Ben Crenshaw has always had great touch).
  20. (Touch) Contact that a player has with the ball while it is in his possession (e.g. one-touch, two-touch, etc.).
  21. (33 Touch) A lead generation schedule consisting of thirty-three touches over one year. A high-impact, high-saturation technique that is designed to keep you in the number-one position in the minds of everyone in your Met database.
  22. (TOUCH) Finesse or deftnes in controlling the speed and placement of the ball, used especially in reference to non-power shots.
  23. (TOUCH) The feeling of the keys in operation. Of a pianist, the determination and speed with which he strikes the keys.
  24. (TOUCH) leaves the least visible space between characters.
  25. (Touch) (Pewter, Mark) Pewterer's mark usually the maker's initials.