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
: 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
: on the surface : on it
: thereafter, thereon
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