Synonyms for (noun) contact

Synonyms: contact

Definition: close interaction

Usage: they kept in daily contact; they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings

Similar words: interaction

Definition: a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting


Synonyms: physical contact, contact

Definition: the act of touching physically

Usage: her fingers came in contact with the light switch

Similar words: touch, touching

Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them

Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights


Synonyms: contact, tangency

Definition: (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact

Usage: they forget to solder the contacts

Similar words: junction, conjunction

Definition: something that joins or connects


Synonyms: contact, contact lens

Definition: a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication

Similar words: lens, lens system, lense

Definition: a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images


Synonyms: liaison, link, contact, inter-group communication

Definition: a channel for communication between groups

Usage: he provided a liaison with the guerrillas

Similar words: channel, communication channel, line

Definition: (often plural) a means of communication or access

Usage: it must go through official channels; lines of communication were set up between the two firms


Synonyms: contact, touch

Definition: a communicative interaction

Usage: the pilot made contact with the base; he got in touch with his colleagues

Similar words: communicating, communication

Definition: the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information

Usage: they could not act without official communication from Moscow


Synonyms: impinging, striking, contact

Definition: the physical coming together of two or more things

Usage: contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens


Synonyms: middleman, contact

Definition: a person who is in a position to give you special assistance

Usage: he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor

Similar words: representative

Definition: a person who represents others


Synonyms: contact

Definition: the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity

Usage: litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid

Similar words: link, connectedness, connection

Definition: the state of being connected

Usage: the connection between church and state is inescapable

Synonyms for (verb) contact

Synonyms: reach, contact, get hold of, get through

Definition: be in or establish communication with

Usage: Our advertisements reach millions; He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate

Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings

Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist