Meaning of CONTACT in English


Pronunciation: ' kän- ˌ takt, k ə n- '

Function: intransitive verb

Date: 1834

: to make contact

transitive verb

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.

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.