touch on/upon

Definition of touch on/upon

  1. 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. 2 :  to come close to (something) :  to almost be (something) Her actions touched on treason.

Word by Word Definitions

touchplay
  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

    :  to strike or push lightly especially with the hand or foot or an implement

    :  to lay hands upon (one afflicted with scrofula) with intent to heal

  1. :  a light stroke, tap, or push

    :  a hit against an opponent in fencing

    :  the act or fact of touching

uponplay
  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon


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