Noun: contact kóntakt
Verb: contact kóntakt
- Close interaction
"they kept in daily contact"; "they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"
- The act of touching physically
"her fingers came in contact with the light switch"
- physical contact
- The state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity
"litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid"
- The physical coming together of two or more things
"contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
- impinging, striking
- A person who is in a position to give you special assistance
"he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor"
- A channel for communication between groups
- liaison, link, inter-group communication
- (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact
"they forget to solder the contacts"
- A communicative interaction
"the pilot made contact with the base"
- A thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication
- contact lens
- Be in or establish communication with
"He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"
- reach, get through, get hold of
- Be in direct physical contact with; make contact
"The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point"
- touch, adjoin, meet
Derived forms: contacted, contacts, contacting
Type of: channel, communicate, communicating, communication, communication channel, conjunction, connectedness, connection, happening, interaction, intercommunicate, junction, lens, lens system, lense [non-standard], line, link, natural event, occurrence, occurrent, representative, touch, touching
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AmE / noun, verb
the act of communicating with sb, especially regularly:
I finally made contact with (= succeeded in meeting) him in Frankfurt.
They put us in contact with (= helped us to meet) an investment banker.
My contact details are on my business card.
We stay in constant contact with our suppliers.
⇨ EYE CONTACT
❖ to get into/make contact with sb
◆ a contact address/name/number
a person that you know, especially sb who can be helpful to you in your work:
She has some good business contacts.
building up a network of contacts
❖ to build up/have/make contacts
◆ a business/good/personal/useful contact
■ verb [+ obj]
to communicate with sb, for example by telephone or letter:
I've been trying to contact you all day.
You can contact me on/at the following number ...