Nouns (32)

touching, touch
n. the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
signature, touch
n. a distinguishing style; "this room needs a woman's touch"
n. the feel of mechanical action; "this piano has a wonderful touch"
n. deftness in handling matters; "he has a master's touch"
cutaneous senses, touch modality, skin senses, sense of touch, touch
n. 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"
tactile sensation, tactual sensation, touch sensation, feeling, touch
n. the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"
n. the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan); "he watched the beggar trying to make a touch"
touching, touch
n. 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"
soupcon, speck, jot, pinch, mite, tinge, hint, touch
n. a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
spot, touch
n. a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism"
n. [the capability of perceiving with the skin]
touch, contact
n. a communicative interaction; "the pilot made contact with the base"; "he got in touch with his colleagues"

Verbs (37)

touch on, bear on, bear upon, touch, impact, affect
v. have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
tinct, touch, tinge, tint
v. color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"
v. comprehend; "He could not touch the meaning of the poem"
v. deal with; usually used with a form of negation; "I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole"; "The local Mafia won't touch gambling"
touch, partake
v. consume; "She didn't touch her food all night"
v. make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"
v. cause to be in brief contact with; "He touched his toes to the horse's flanks"
take hold of, touch
v. make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"
stir, touch
v. affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
v. perceive via the tactile sense; "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her"
match, rival, touch, equal
v. be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
have-to doe with, touch on, bear on, come to, touch, concern, relate, pertain, refer
v. be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
extend to, touch, reach
v. to extend as far as; "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he reach?" "The chair must not touch the wall"

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Fuzzynyms (75)

tinge, undertone
n. a pale or subdued color
n. passing reference or indirect mention
innuendo, insinuation
n. an indirect (and usually malicious) implication
n. a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
n. small piece of e.g. bread or cake
pinpoint, speck
n. a very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky"
v. corrupt with ideas or an ideology; "society was infected by racism"
v. make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
melt, fade
v. become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
discolour, color, colour, discolor
v. change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
v. cause to lose or change color; "The detergent discolored my shirts"
predetermine, bias
v. cause to be biased
weight, angle, slant
v. present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
suggest, indicate
v. suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine; "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
predicate, connote
v. involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic; "solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well"
take on, play, encounter, meet
v. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
v. influence in an unfair way; "you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"
outperform, surmount, outdo, exceed, outgo, outmatch, outstrip, surpass
v. be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
best, scoop, trump, outflank, outdo
v. get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
pat, dab
v. hit lightly; "pat him on the shoulder"
pat, chuck
v. pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin
tip, tap
v. strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder"
v. stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking
v. move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
v. proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister"
v. overcome or destroy; "The ice storm got my hibiscus"; "the cat got the goldfish"
v. compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance; "I resent having to carry her all the time"
appertain, pertain
v. be a part or attribute of
brave out, brave, endure, weather
v. face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"
run into, encounter
v. be beset by; "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"

Synonyms (5)

extend, lead, pass, go, run
v. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"

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