touch on/upon

Definition of touch on/upon

1 :to briefly talk or write about (something) :to mention (something) briefly
  • The reports touched on many important points.
  • She touches upon the issue in the article but never fully explains it.
2 :to come close to (something) :to almost be (something)
  • Her actions touched on treason.

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

upon play
  1. : on

  1. : on the surface : on it

  2. : thereafter, thereon


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