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contact

con·tact

contact

 
 
pronunciation:
kan taekt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the touching of two things or people.
He got a shock when his hand came into contact with the wire.
synonyms:
touching
similar words:
connection, opposition
definition 2: communication.
She is out of contact with her family.He is in contact with his old friends.
similar words:
communication
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: contacted, contacting, contacts
definition: to speak or write to someone; communicate.
I contacted my friend about our weekend plans.
synonyms:
communicate with, reach
similar words:
call, inform, meet, phone, see, tell, write to
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The word contact contains the following part:
tact, tang, ting Latin root that means touch