Dictionary Results for contract


1. contract - noun

· a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

Hypernym(s): written_agreement




2. contract - noun

· (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make

Synonym(s): declaration

Hypernym(s): bid, bidding




3. contract - noun

· a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid

Synonym(s): contract_bridge

Hypernym(s): bridge




4. contract - verb

· enter into a contractual arrangement

Synonym(s): undertake

Hypernym(s): promise, assure




5. contract - verb

· engage by written agreement; "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"

Synonym(s): sign, sign_on, sign_up

Hypernym(s): hire, engage, employ




6. contract - verb

· squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"

Synonym(s): compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, press

Hypernym(s): tighten




7. contract - verb

· be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill"

Synonym(s): take, get

Hypernym(s): sicken, come_down




8. contract - verb

· become smaller or draw together; "The fabric shrank"; "The balloon shrank"

Synonym(s): shrink

Hypernym(s): decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

Antonym(s): expand




9. contract - verb

· make smaller; "The heat contracted the woollen garment"

Hypernym(s): shrink, reduce




10. contract - verb

· compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"

Synonym(s): condense, concentrate

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify




11. contract - verb

· make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"

Synonym(s): narrow

Hypernym(s): change




12. contract - verb

· reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"

Synonym(s): abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, reduce

Hypernym(s): decrease, lessen, minify

Antonym(s): expand





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