Definition of in touch in English:

in touch


  • 1In or into communication.

    ‘ask someone to put you in touch with other carers’
    ‘I'm not much of a one for keeping in touch’
    • ‘All community groups have to do is get in touch and tell us how they believe broadband would help them.’
    • ‘If you would like to become involved then please do get in touch with the staff at the centre and they will be able to steer you in the right direction.’
    • ‘When Jade first went missing, she kept in touch with her mother but has now stopped contacting her and has not returned home.’
    • ‘Moylan spent a week in Thailand, and after returning to England kept in touch with Wan by phone and mail.’
    • ‘I'd like to help you get in touch with the person you seek but it's just getting to be too big a drain on me.’
    • ‘Police were trying to get in touch with relatives of the dead and injured.’
    • ‘Keeping in touch with people back home was easy as there was an internet café in almost every village.’
    • ‘This might be good news for the communications industry and good news for anyone trying to get in touch with us.’
    • ‘Twenty-seven years of shared experiences later, they still kept in touch.’
    • ‘We really hope that people from Asian communities with an interest in charities will get in touch and join this scheme.’
    contact, communication, correspondence, connection, association
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  • 2Possessing up-to-date knowledge.

    ‘we need to keep in touch with the latest developments’
    • ‘She was an avid reader and kept in touch with her home county through the weekly Connaught Telegraph.’
    • ‘Make sure to get this web address to those who are living away so that they may be able to stay in touch with what we are all up to in this neck of the woods.’
    • ‘I would like to thank your newspaper for keeping me in touch with home developments.’
    • ‘In Washington, President Bill Clinton cancelled his schedule to keep in touch with developments.’
    up to date, up with, in touch, familiar, at home, acquainted, conversant
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    1. 2.1 Having an intuitive awareness.
      ‘you need to be in touch with your feelings’
      • ‘I want him to be in touch with his Australian heritage and learn to tackle and play the game that they play in heaven.’
      • ‘We can consciously cultivate practices that bring us in touch with other kinds of temporality.’
      • ‘The sessions are aimed at getting individuals in touch with the inner self.’
      • ‘I think everybody has a certain amount of that, and either you're in touch with it or you're not.’
      • ‘There's no confusing failure with getting in touch with one's feminine nature in his work.’
      • ‘People here are outdoorsy, and still very in touch in with the land.’
      • ‘This was the work of a vital performer in touch with the soul of the Cosmic American Music.’
      • ‘He wrote her a rap song before he departed and he sings for me now, just to keep in touch with his feelings for this woman so far away.’
      • ‘The movie elicits in people a connection or a hunger to be in touch with the transcendent.’