(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. feel (see touch); contact; reach, equal, attain; pertain to, relate to; affect, move; tinge, imbue; slang, borrow from. See arrival, sensibility, relation, mixture, borrowing.
- touch up
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The tactile sense]
Syn. feeling, touching, feel, perception, tactility, taction.
2. [Contact]
Syn. rub, stroke, pat, petting, fondling, rubbing, stroking, licking, handling, graze, scratch, brush, taste, nudge, kiss, peck, embrace, hug, cuddling, caress.
3. [*The act of borrowing]
Syn. cadging, begging, mooching*; see loan .
4. [A sensation]
Syn. sense, impression, apprehension, impact, pressure; see also feeling 2 .
5. [Skill]
Syn. knack*, technique, finish; see ability 2 , method 2 , talent 1 .
6. [A trace]
Syn. suggestion, scent, inkling; see bit 1 .
in touch,
Syn. in contact, attuned, acquainted, in close communication, within reach; see also familiar with , in contact with 2 at contact .
out of touch,
7. not in communication, estranged, out of reach.
8. naive, inexperienced, uninformed; see unaware .
1. [To be in contact]
Syn. stroke, graze, rub, pat, pet, nudge, thumb, finger, paw, lick, taste, brush, kiss, glance, sweep, caress, fondle, smooth, massage, sip, partake; see also feel 1 .
2. [To come into contact with]
Syn. meet, encounter, arrive at, reach, get to, come to, attain, stop at, call at, visit.
Ant. pass*, miss*, avoid*.
3. [To relate to]
Syn. involve, refer to, bear on, pertain to, regard, affect, belong to, be associated with, center upon; see also concern 1 .
4. [To tinge]
Syn. tint, brush, retouch, taint, blemish, spot, color, stain.
5. [*To borrow from]
Syn. get from, obtain from, beg from; see borrow 1 .
6. [To discuss]
Syn. touch on, touch upon, treat, go over; see discuss .
7. [To affect emotionally]
Syn. move, stir, affect, impress; see move 3 .
See Synonym Study at affect .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. contact feel, stroke, pat, kiss, caress, tap, fingering.
2. sense of touch feel, tactile sense, tactility, sensation.
3. texture feel, grain, surface.
4. skill technique, way, sensitivity, finesse, art, flair.
5. trace hint, suggestion, slight amount, tinge.
6. communication contact.
1. feel finger, handle, stroke, pat, caress, palpate, fondle, paw, palm, massage.
2. bring into contact strike, brush, tap, hit, graze, bump into, come up against.
3. adjoin border on, abut, join, meet, converge, impinge upon.
4. affect move, *pluck at one's heartstrings, *strike a chord, make an impression, influence, arouse, excite, stimulate, stir one's soul, *hit home, *strike a nerve, disturb.
5. regard bear upon, have to do with, involve, deal with, concern, pertain to.
6. compare with equal, rival, *hold a candle to, *be in the same league, match, *be on a par with.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To bring the hands or fingers, for example, into contact with so as to give or receive a physical sensation: feel, finger, handle, palpate. See TOUCH. 2. To bring into or make contact with: contact. See TOUCH. 3. To be contiguous or next to: abut, adjoin, border, bound2, butt2, join, meet1, neighbor, verge. See NEAR. 4. To be equal or alike: compare, correspond, equal, match, measure up, parallel. Informal: stack up. See SAME. 5. To call or direct attention to something. Also used with on or upon: advert, bring up, mention, point, point out, refer. See WORDS. 6. To evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from: affect1, get (to), impress, move, strike. See TOUCH. II noun 1. An act of touching: feeling, palpation. See TOUCH. 2. A coming together so as to be touching: contact, contingence. See TOUCH. 3. The faculty or ability to perceive tactile stimulation: feel, feeling, tactility. See TOUCH. 4. A particular sensation conveyed by means of physical contact: feel, feeling. See TOUCH. 5. A slight amount or indication: breath, dash, ghost, hair, hint, intimation, semblance, shade, shadow, soupçon, streak, suggestion, suspicion, taste, tinge, trace, whiff, whisper. Informal: whisker. See BIG, SHOW. 6. A situation allowing exchange of ideas or messages: communication, contact, intercommunication. See CONNECT, TOUCH.

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