(redirected from close contact)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for contact


get or be in touch with


Synonyms for contact

a coming together so as to be touching

a situation allowing exchange of ideas or messages

an acquaintance who is in a position to help

to bring into or make contact with


to succeed in communicating with


Synonyms for contact

close interaction

the act of touching physically

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

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


Related Words

a channel for communication between groups

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

a communicative interaction


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

be in or establish communication with

References in periodicals archive ?
PHE said positive results on testing of close contacts do not mean the person has TB disease or is infectious.
6 (20/1,283) Exposure duration of nonpassenger close contact, h [less than or equal to] 12 1.
In the north west, two adults who recently visited Mexico and an adult who had close contact with a previously confirmed case
Altogether, 172 children at the two schools have so far been offered screening as well as adults who have been in close contact with the affected teacher and her children.
For years, they have been telling us it's going to happen--and it hasn't," says Farrar, who notes that people live in close contact with poultry in Asia.
Dreier spokeswoman Jo Maney said the congressman spent much of Wednesday in close contact with Hastert and other leaders.
The group on which to focus should be the community in close contact with previous outbreak areas.
The oral vaccine is credited with being the linchpin in the eradication effort, mainly because it can spread its protection to others who come in close contact with a child who has been immunized.
Each product is accompanied with its own read/write device able to passively power the chip and transmit information securely and in close contact, providing conformity to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Throughout the evening, Wilson stayed in close contact with her band, strolling around the stage, playing air guitar, chatting with band members and once even stopping a number and starting over, after some private joke.
It is important to have a base in Europe from which to build and maintain close contact with European scientists to bring to maturity healthcare projects.
Standard ;veterinary practice is to consider whether diseases of primates that have been in close contact with humans might have been caused by human viruses.
The Round Mountain/Gold Hill mines that contain over 15 million ounces of gold, as well as the historic mines at Manhattan and Belmont, lie in close contact with the same granitic intrusion to the north and east.
The patient had no history of travel or close contact with a returning pilgrim, according to relatives.
Farmers has been diligent in the actions it has taken to respond to this claim since the beginning, including hiring its own private investigator, attempting to communicate with Ethel Adams' attorney, staying in close contact with the authorities, and clearly explaining its position to the Department of Insurance and to the news media.