in touch

idiom

Definition of in touch

1 : in a state in which people communicate with each other especially by calling or writing to each other We kept/stayed in touch after college. They keep in touch by e-mail. often + withI'll be in touch with you later this week.I have been trying to get in touch with her all day.The childhood friends have kept in touch with each other for 40 years.
2 : in a state of being aware of what is happening, how certain people feel, etc. usually + withAs a professor of biology, it is important to keep/stay in touch with the latest research.She is in touch with the voters and their needs.
3 : in a state of being aware of a particular part of one's character that is not easily noticed usually + withShe meditates to get in touch with her inner self.

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“In touch.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gets%20in%20touch%20with. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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