Definition of Touch on

1. Verb. Refer to or discuss briefly.

Generic synonyms: Advert, Bring Up, Cite, Mention, Name, Refer

2. Verb. Be relevant to. "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"

3. Verb. Restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken. "The men touch on the chairs"; "Repair my shoes please"

4. Verb. Have an effect upon. "Will the new rules affect me?"

Definition of Touch on

1. Verb. (transitive idiomatic) to briefly mention. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Touch On

touch base
touch bases
touch cell
touch cloth
touch corpuscle
touch down
touch football
touch hole
touch holes
touch labor
touch modality
touch move
touch of the tar brush
touch of the tarbrush
touch off
touch on (current term)
touch panel
touch perception
touch screen
touch screens
touch sensation
touch system
touch typing
touch up
touch wood

Literary usage of Touch on

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"To TOUCH on. To mention slightly. The quarrel toucheth none but us alone; Betwixt ourselves let ... To TOUCH on or upon. To light upon in mental inquiries. ..."

2. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1835)
"Yet though it is painful to touch on Buch topics, how shall we be so likely ... lightly to touch on « few of the bad character» who preside over these goad ..."

3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"... and joined in the pursuit, it is unnecessary for me to touch on any of the occurrences on board this ship from that period until five o'clock PM of the ..."

4. System of Positive Polity by Auguste Comte (1875)
"... or scientific stage, by which especially in modern times the true religious state is prepared and preceded. This treatise therefore will often touch on ..."

5. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by Gerhard Richard Lomer (1919)
"When, for instance, you are confronted X 5° gling artists — their struggles never seem with the studios of the youthful and strug- WHEN FILMS touch on FINE ..."

6. John B. Gough: The Apostle of Cold Water by William Carlos Martyn (1893)
"He felt a kind touch on the shoulder. The wayfarer turned and saw at his side a stranger. " Mr. Gough, I believe," said he. " Yes," was the answer, ..."

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