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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.
If you get this lotion on your hands, you should avoid contact with your eyes.
synonyms:
meeting, touching
similar words:
connection, opposition
definition 2: communication.
I am finally in contact with my cousin again after all these years.
synonyms:
touch
similar words:
communication
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: contacts, contacting, contacted
definition: to be in communication with.
I contacted my friend about our weekend plans.
synonyms:
communicate with, reach
similar words:
call, inform, meet, notify, phone, see, tell, write to
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The word contact contains the following parts:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, t, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."
tact, tang, ting, tig Latin root that means touch
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