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1. contact

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtækt'] close interaction.

Synonyms

  • placement
  • eye contact
  • interaction

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • take away
  • disunify
  • detach

Etymology

  • contactus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Contact

  • abstract
  • artifact
  • autofact
  • contract
  • counteract
  • enviropact
  • extract
  • noncontract
  • overact
  • subcontract

Example sentences of the word contact


1. Noun, singular or mass
Select the contact you want to call.

2. Verb, base form
You should contact your state's unemployment office as soon as possible.

3. Adjective
Return to playing contact sports after concussion is a special issue.

Quotes containing the word contact


1. Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day.
- Orison Swett Marden

2. The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- C.G. Jung

3. Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
- Marc Chagall

2. contact

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtækt'] be in or establish communication with.

Synonyms

  • ping
  • reach
  • raise
  • communicate
  • get through
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • dull
  • anode
  • cathode
  • opening

Etymology

  • contactus (Latin)

3. contact

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtækt'] the act of touching physically.

Synonyms

  • rub
  • fair ball
  • laying on
  • snick
  • wipe
  • touch
  • physical contact

Antonyms

  • confront
  • stifle
  • miss
  • disengage

Etymology

  • contactus (Latin)

4. contact

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtækt'] the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity.

Synonyms

  • connectedness
  • tangency
  • osculation
  • link

Antonyms

  • open chain
  • silence
  • unclasp
  • unjust

Etymology

  • contactus (Latin)

5. contact

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtækt'] the physical coming together of two or more things.

Synonyms

  • touching
  • occurrence
  • collision
  • happening
  • striking
  • engagement
  • mesh
  • interlocking
  • flick
  • impact
  • meshing
  • hit
  • impinging
  • touch
  • natural event

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • travel
  • move
  • ride

Etymology

  • contactus (Latin)

6. contact

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtækt'] a channel for communication between groups.

Synonyms

  • communication channel
  • line
  • link
  • inter-group communication
  • channel

Antonyms

  • disconnect
  • unsaddle
  • unbind
  • unharness

Etymology

  • contactus (Latin)

7. contact

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtækt'] (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact.

Synonyms

  • tread
  • point
  • sound bow
  • conjunction
  • short
  • pole
  • tangency
  • p-n junction
  • wiper arm
  • wiper
  • distributor point
  • short circuit
  • contact arm
  • electrical contact
  • junction
  • breaker point

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • disagree
  • unmask
  • artifact

Etymology

  • contactus (Latin)

8. contact

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtækt'] a person who is in a position to give you special assistance.

Synonyms

  • representative

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • please

Etymology

  • contactus (Latin)

9. contact

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtækt'] be in direct physical contact with; make contact.

Synonyms

  • surround
  • adjoin
  • converge
  • cohere
  • skirt
  • cleave
  • border
  • spread over
  • fray
  • touch
  • adhere
  • cover
  • attach
  • stick
  • butt
  • abut
  • march
  • rub
  • chafe
  • ring
  • hug
  • meet
  • butt on
  • edge
  • fret
  • scratch
  • environ
  • butt against
  • cling
  • rest on
  • lean on

Antonyms

  • nonfatal
  • stay in place
  • antinode
  • node

Etymology

  • contactus (Latin)

10. contact

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtækt'] a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication.

Synonyms

  • contact lens
  • lens
  • lense

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • contactus (Latin)
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