contact noun (COMMUNICATION)
She finally made contact with him in Italy.
- It concerns me that he hasn't been in contact.
- She has denied her family and refuses to have any contact with them.
- One of the minus points of working at home is not having social contact with colleagues.
- For a few tense minutes, the astronauts lost radio contact with mission control.
- After a few months' contact the monkeys become very tame.
contact noun (TOUCH)
- Many tribes became extinct when they came into contact with Western illnesses.
- He's very shy and never makes eye contact.
- It's possible to pass on the virus to others through physical contact.
- The AIDS virus is spread through contact with blood and other body fluids.
- Don't let the cloth come into contact with anything greasy.
contact noun (PERSON)
contact noun (ELECTRICITY)
contact noun (FOR EYES)
contactverb [ T ]uk /ˈkɒn.tækt/ us /ˈkɑːn.tækt/
- You can contact us by email or fax.
- For more information about the job, please contact the personnel manager.
- Discussion forums are a way of contacting people with similar interests from all over the world.
- Should you ever need anything, please don't hesitate to contact me.
- I've been trying to contact you all day.