HyperDic: itch

English > 7 senses of the word itch:
VERBperceptionitch, rub, scratchscrape or rub as if to relieve itching
perceptionitchhave or perceive an itch
perceptionitchcause to perceive an itch
emotionitch, spoilhave a strong desire or urge to do something
NOUNstateitch, scabiesa contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite
feelingitch, urgea strong restless desire
cognitionitch, itchiness, itchingan irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
itch > pronunciation
Soundsih'ch
Rhymesbackstitch ... witch: 27 rhymes with ihch...
English > itch: 7 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation.
Example"he has a bad case of the itch"
Synonymscabies
BroaderinfectionThe pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
Spanishescabiosis, sarna
Catalanronya, sarna
Verbsitchhave or perceive an itch
itchscrape or rub as if to relieve itching
English > itch: 7 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA strong restless desire.
Synonymurge
BroaderdesireThe feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
Spanishansia
Verbsitchhave a strong desire or urge to do something
English > itch: 7 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch.
Synonymsitchiness, itching
NarrowerpruritusAn intense itching sensation that can have various causes (as by allergies or infection or lymphoma or jaundice etc.)
Broadercutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensationA sensation localized on the skin
Spanishcomezón, escozor, picazón, picor, prurito
Catalanpicor, pruïja
Adjectivesitchycausing an irritating / irritating cutaneous sensation
Verbsitchhave or perceive an itch
itchscrape or rub as if to relieve itching
English > itch: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningscrape or rub as if to relieve itching.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsrub, scratch
Broaderirritateexcite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame
Spanishfrotar, picar, rascar, restregar
Catalanfregar-se, rascar, refregar-se
Nounsitchan irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
itcha contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite
English > itch: 7 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningHave or perceive an itch.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody's (body part) ----s
Example"I'm itching--the air is so dry!"
Narrowertickle, titillate, vellicatetouch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
tingle, prickleCause a stinging or tingling sensation
Broaderache, smart, hurtBe the source of pain
Spanishescocer, picar
Catalancoure, picar, pruir
Nounsitch, itchingan irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
itcha contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite
English > itch: 7 senses > verb 3, perception
MeaningCause to perceive an itch.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"his skin itched"
Spanishpicar
Catalanpicar
English > itch: 7 senses > verb 4, emotion
MeaningHave a strong desire or urge to do something.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Example"She is itching to start the project"
Synonymspoil
Broaderdesire, wantFeel or have a desire for
Nounsitcha strong restless desire

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