AskDefine | Define retouch

Dictionary Definition

retouch

Verb

1 give retouches to (hair); "retouch the roots"
2 alter so as to produce a more desirable appearance; "This photograph has been retouched!" [syn: touch up]

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English

Verb

  1. To improve something (especially a photograph), by adding or correcting details, or by removing flaws.
  2. To colour the roots of hair to match hair previously coloured.
  3. To modify a flint tool by making secondary flaking along the cutting edge.

Translations

to improve something, especially a photograph

Noun

  1. The act of retouching.

Translations

act of retouching

Extensive Definition

Retouch may refer to:
retouch in Spanish: retoque

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

adjust, adulterate, brighten up, brush up, cook, correct, doctor, fake, finish, fix, freshen, furbish, furbish up, improve, juggle, load, manipulate, pack, plant, polish, polish up, recondition, refresh, renovate, repair, restore, revive, rig, rub up, salt, shine, sophisticate, spruce, spruce up, stack, tamper with, tone up, touch up, vamp, vamp up
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