Definition of Touch a chord

1. Verb. Evoke a reaction, response, or emotion. "The storyteller touched a chord"

Exact synonyms: Strike A Chord
Generic synonyms: Arouse, Elicit, Enkindle, Evoke, Fire, Kindle, Provoke, Raise



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Touch A Chord

touch-needle
touch-needles
touch-paper
touch-papers
touch-screen
touch-screens
touch-tone
touch-tone dialing
touch-tone dialling
touch-type
touch-typed
touch-types
touch-typing
touch-typist
touch-up
touch a chord (current term)
touch a nerve
touch a raw nerve
touch and go
touch base
touch bases
touch cell
touch cloth
touch corpuscle
touch down
touch football
touch hole
touch holes
touch labor
touch modality

Literary usage of Touch a chord

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1. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1866)
"... but akin to the elements o' our native regions on the blue cloudless You touch a chord, James — you do indeed — you touch a chord - Shepherd. ..."

2. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1866)
"You touch a chord, James—you do indeed—you touch a chord Shepherd. Should a' be delusion—a glamour flung ower us by a celestial but deceitful spirit—felt ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1904)
"It seems to touch a chord in the nature of all women, but the chord vibrates most in the nature of some men. At its dullest the sensation is not greatly ..."

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