Touch, one of the five senses along with taste, smell, hearing and seeing, is defined as the act you do when you hold, caress, feel or otherwise encounter something with your hand.(noun)
An example of touch is what you do when you put your hand on someone's arm.
To touch is to use your hand to feel, move, operate or otherwise encounter something.(verb)
See touch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME touchen < OFr tochier (Fr toucher) < VL *toccare < *tok, light blow, of echoic orig.
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verb touched, touch·ing, touch·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English touchen
Origin: , from Old French touchier
Origin: , ultimately from Vulgar Latin *toccāre.
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