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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) touch

Synonyms: touch, touching Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Hypernyms: human action, human activity, deed, act Definition: something that people do or cause to happen

Synonyms: signature, touch Definition: a distinguishing style Usage: this room needs a woman's touch

Hypernyms: way, style, manner, fashion, mode Definition: how something is done or how it happens Usage: her dignified manner; his rapid manner of talking; their nomadic mode of existence; in the characteristic New York style; a lonely way of life; in an abrasive fashion

Synonyms: touch Definition: the feel of mechanical action Usage: this piano has a wonderful touch

Hypernyms: feel, tactile property Definition: a property perceived by touch

Synonyms: touch Definition: deftness in handling matters Usage: he has a master's touch

Hypernyms: deftness, facility, quickness, adeptness, adroitness Definition: skillful performance or ability without difficulty Usage: his quick adeptness was a product of good design; he was famous for his facility as an archer

Synonyms: skin senses, sense of touch, touch, touch modality, cutaneous senses Definition: the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands) Usage: only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

Hypernyms: exteroception Definition: sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body

Hypernyms: somatosense Definition: any of the sensory systems that mediate sensations of pressure and tickle and warmth and cold and vibration and limb position and limb movement and pain

Synonyms: feeling, tactile sensation, tactual sensation, touch, touch sensation Definition: the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin Usage: she likes the touch of silk on her skin; the surface had a greasy feeling

Hypernyms: perception Definition: the process of perceiving

Synonyms: ghost, touch, trace Definition: a suggestion of some quality Usage: there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone; he detected a ghost of a smile on her face

Hypernyms: proposition, proffer, suggestion Definition: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection Usage: it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

Synonyms: touch Definition: the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan) Usage: he watched the beggar trying to make a touch

Hypernyms: solicitation Definition: an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status Usage: a solicitation to the king for relief

Synonyms: contact, touch Definition: a communicative interaction Usage: the pilot made contact with the base; he got in touch with his colleagues

Hypernyms: communicating, communication Definition: the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information Usage: they could not act without official communication from Moscow

Synonyms: touch, touching Definition: the event of something coming in contact with the body Usage: he longed for the touch of her hand; the cooling touch of the night air

Hypernyms: impinging, striking, contact Definition: the physical coming together of two or more things Usage: contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull

Synonyms: soupcon, speck, tinge, touch, hint, mite, jot, pinch Definition: a slight but appreciable amount Usage: this dish could use a touch of garlic

Hypernyms: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms: spot, touch Definition: a slight attack of illness Usage: he has a touch of rheumatism

Hypernyms: attack Definition: a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition Usage: an attack of diarrhea

Synonyms for (verb) touch

Synonyms: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon Definition: have an effect upon Usage: Will the new rules affect me?

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: tinct, tinge, tint, touch Definition: color lightly Usage: her greying hair was tinged blond; the leaves were tinged red in November

Hypernyms: color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize Definition: add color to Usage: The child colored the drawings; Fall colored the trees; colorize black and white film

Synonyms: touch Definition: comprehend Usage: He could not touch the meaning of the poem

Hypernyms: understand Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

Synonyms: advert, allude, touch Definition: make a more or less disguised reference to Usage: He alluded to the problem but did not mention it

Hypernyms: suggest, hint Definition: drop a hint; intimate by a hint

Synonyms: touch, partake Definition: consume Usage: She didn't touch her food all night

Hypernyms: consume, have, ingest, take, take in Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

Synonyms: touch Definition: cause to be in brief contact with Usage: He touched his toes to the horse's flanks

Hypernyms: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: touch, disturb Definition: tamper with Usage: Don't touch my CDs!

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: touch, stir Definition: affect emotionally Usage: A stirring movie; I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy

Hypernyms: affect, strike, move, impress Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon Usage: This child impressed me as unusually mature; This behavior struck me as odd

Synonyms: touch Definition: perceive via the tactile sense Usage: Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her

Hypernyms: comprehend, perceive Definition: to become aware of through the senses Usage: I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon

Synonyms: touch Definition: deal with; usually used with a form of negation Usage: I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole; The local Mafia won't touch gambling

Hypernyms: deal, handle, manage, care Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Synonyms: equal, touch, rival, match Definition: be equal to in quality or ability Usage: 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

Hypernyms: contend, vie, compete Definition: compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

Synonyms: touch, extend to, reach Definition: to extend as far as Usage: The sunlight reached the wall; Can he reach? The chair must not touch the wall

Hypernyms: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?