lose touch


Definition of lose touch

1 : to stop communicating with each other : to no longer know what is happening in each other's lives They were friends in college, but then they moved to different cities and lost touch. often + with She lost touch with her college roommate after graduation.
2 : to stop knowing what is happening, how certain people feel, etc. usually + with I read the newspaper every morning so that I don't completely lose touch with what's happening in the world.She seems to have lost touch with reality and thinks that she can have everything she wants.

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“Lose touch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lose%20touch. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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