When contacted by email, Inman once again apologized but declined to be interviewed.
The Sanimax man trailed them and contacted the Janesville police dispatcher.
“Basically, I was contacted and asked if an appeal could be opened on my behalf,” she told me from her home in Providence.
Celebrity publicists—a notably power-aware lot whom I often contacted in my job—were more responsive.
I would describe the overwhelming majority of friends I contacted as smart and accomplished.
He disconnected one of the room's tube-lights and contacted with the cathode.
Then, of course, he could be contacted to sell Omfray out to Angus.
Rastignac had contacted the harbor-master and made arrangements for workmen to unload his cargo of wine.
He'd probably be apologizing for weeks to everyone he contacted.
Meanwhile, Bud had warmed up the other radio and contacted Enterprises.
1620s, "action of touching," from Latin contactus "a touching," from past participle of contingere "to touch, seize," from com- "together" (see com-) + tangere "to touch" (see tangent).
Figurative sense of "connection, communication" is from 1818. As a signal to the person about to spin an aircraft propeller that the ignition is switched on, the word was in use by 1913. Contact lens is first recorded 1888; short form contact is from 1961.
1834, "put in contact," from contact (n.). Meaning "get in touch with" is 1927, American English. Related: Contacted; contacting.
contact con·tact (kŏn'tākt')
A coming together or touching, as of bodies or surfaces.
A person recently exposed to a contagious disease, usually through close association with an infected individual.
Of, sustaining, or making contact.
Caused or transmitted by touching, as a rash.