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VERB (4)

1. refer to or discuss briefly;

2. be relevant to;
- Example: "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"
- Example: "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
[syn: refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with]

3. restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken;
- Example: "She repaired her TV set"
- Example: "Repair my shoes please"
[syn: repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on]

4. have an effect upon;
- Example: "Will the new rules affect me?"
[syn: affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

touch on \touch" on\, v. t. To mention briefly, or in passing. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

touch on v 1: refer to or discuss briefly 2: be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments" [syn: refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with] 3: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please" [syn: repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on] [ant: break, bust] 4: have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?" [syn: affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch]