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.
Polish: dotknięcie, tknięcie
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.
Dutch: gevoel, tastzin
Polish: czucie, dotyk
A suggestion of some quality:
— There was a touch of sarcasm in his tone.
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A distinguishing style:
— This room needs a woman's touch.
The act of putting two things together with no space between them:
— At his touch the room filled with lights.
Dutch: aanraking, beroering
Polish: dotyk, dotknięcie
A slight but appreciable amount:
— This dish could use a touch of garlic.
Dutch: snufje, snuifje
A communicative interaction:
— He got in touch with his colleagues.
Polish: kontakt, styczność
A slight attack of illness:
— He has a touch of rheumatism.
The act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan).
The sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin:
— She likes the touch of silk on her skin.
Dutch: gevoel, touche
Deftness in handling matters.
The feel of mechanical action.
Make physical contact with, come in contact with.
Perceive via the tactile sense.
— I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy.
Be relevant to.
Dutch: aankomen, behoren bij, betreffen, bewegen, gaan, gelden, handelen, raken, slaan, toebehoren ... show more
Be in direct physical contact with; make contact:
— The two buildings touch.
— Their hands touched.
Dutch: aanraken, afspreken, beroeren, ontmoeten, raken, toucheren
Deal with; usually used with a form of negation.
Cause to be in brief contact with.
Be equal to in quality or ability:
— Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues.
Dutch: evenaren, opwegen
— Don't touch my CDs!.
Make a more or less disguised reference to.
Dutch: alluderen, preluderen, zinspelen
— She didn't touch her food all night.
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