Pronunciation: ' kän- ˌ takt, k ə n- '
Function: intransitive verb
: to make contact
1 : to bring into contact
2 a : to enter or be in contact with : JOIN b : to get in communication with < contact your local dealer>
usage The use of contact as a verb, especially in sense 2b, is accepted as standard by almost all commentators except those who write college handbooks.