Translation of "contact" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkɒn·tækt/ us /ˈkɑn·tækt/

A2 someone you know who can help you because of their job

business contacts

B1 [ no plural ] communication with someone

We keep in / close contact with our grandparents.

[ no plural ] the state of two people or things touching each other

Wash your hands if they come into contact with chemicals.
verb uk /ˈkɒn·tækt/ us /ˈkɑn·tækt/

A2 to phone someone or write to them

ponerse en contacto con
I’ve been trying to contact you for days.

(Translation of “contact” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkontӕkt/

physical touch or nearness

Her hands came into contact with acid
Has she been in contact with measles?


I’ve lost contact with all my old friends
We have succeeded in making (radio) contact with the ship
How can I get in contact with him?

a person with influence, knowledge etc which might be useful

I made several good contacts in London.

(a place where) a wire etc carrying electric current (may be attached)

the contacts on the battery.

(medical) a person who has been near someone with an infectious disease

We must trace all known contacts of the cholera victim.

a person or thing that provides a means of communicating with someone

His radio is his only contact with the outside world.
contact lens noun (plural contact lenses)

a small plastic lens on the eyeball worn, instead of spectacles, to improve sight

lentes de contacto, lentillas
Are you wearing your contact lenses?

(Translation of “contact” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)