in touch

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 + with
  • I'll be in touch with you later this week.
  • I have been trying to get in touch with her all day.
2 :in a state of being aware of what is happening, how certain people feel, etc. usually + with
  • As 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 + with
  • She meditates to get in touch with her inner self.

Word by Word Definitions

touch play
  1. : to bring a bodily part into contact with especially so as to perceive through the tactile sense : handle or feel gently usually with the intent to understand or appreciate

  2. : to put hands upon in any way or degree

  3. : to take into the hands or mouth

  1. : the act or fact of touching

  2. : the special sense by which pressure or traction exerted on the skin or mucous membrane is perceived

  3. : a specified sensation that arises in response to stimulation of the tactile receptors : feel


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