Definition of Contact


  • a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication
    - contact lens
  • a communicative interaction
    "the pilot made contact with the base"
    "he got in touch with his colleagues"
  • (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact
    "they forget to solder the contacts"
  • a channel for communication between groups
    "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"
    - inter group communication
  • a person who is in a position to give you special assistance
    "he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor"
  • the physical coming together of two or more things
    "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
  • the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity
    "litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid"
  • the act of touching physically
    "her fingers came in contact with the light switch"
    - physical contact
  • close interaction
    "they kept in daily contact"
    "they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"


  • be in direct physical contact with
    make contact
    "The two buildings touch"
    "Their hands touched"
    "The wire must not contact the metal cover"
    "The surfaces contact at this point"
  • be in or establish communication with
    "Our advertisements reach millions"
    "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"
    - get through - get hold of
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Contact

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Unscramble contact

44 unscramble word found using the letters contact.

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