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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place
: to suffer deprivation of : part with especially in an unforeseen or accidental manner
: 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
: to put hands upon in any way or degree
: to commit violence upon
: the act or fact of touching
: the act or an instance of handling or controlling a ball (as in basketball or soccer)
: the special sense by which pressure or traction exerted on the skin or mucous membrane is perceived
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