contact

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contact is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
consult - contact - continue

Contact is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
contact

Plural
contacts

  1. When makes or has contact with , they touch each other physically.
    The trains in Tokyo are so crowded that everyone has to stand in close contact to everyone else.
  2. By extension, its use as a metaphor:
    He wore dark glasses so that he wouldn't have to make eye contact with anyone.
    "Did you tell Chris about lunch today?" "No, I wasn't able to get in contact with him."

Verb[change]

Plain form
contact

Third-person singular
contacts

Past tense
contacted

Past participle
contacted

Present participle
contacting

(transitive)

  1. If A contacts B, A telephones B or writes a letter or e-mail to B.
    If I can help further please do not hesitate to contact me at 012-345-6789.