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To be or to not be in contact with someone - synonyms or related words

hear from

if you hear from someone, they write to you, phone you, email you etc

maintain

verb

to continue to communicate with someone and not allow a relationship to end

correspond

verb

formal

if two people correspond, they regularly write letters to each other

in touch (with someone)

to see, speak to, or write to someone

in touch (with someone)

to speak or write to someone, especially after you have not spoken to them for a long time

in touch (with someone)

to continue to write or speak to someone although you do not see them often

lose touch/contact (with someone)

to not know where someone is or what they are doing because you have not talked to or communicated with them for a long time

silence

noun

a complete lack of communication with someone by letter, telephone, or other means

out of touch

to not see, speak to, or write to someone any longer

contact

noun

if you have contact with a new idea or way of life, you learn about it by communicating with other people

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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