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Contract (IPA: /ˈkɑnˌtɹækt/, /kənˈtɹækt/)


Contract (n.)

To draw together or nearer; to reduce to a less compass; to shorten, narrow, or lessen; as, to contract one's sphere of action.

Contract (n.)

To draw together so as to wrinkle; to knit.

Contract (n.)

To bring on; to incur; to acquire; as, to contract a habit; to contract a debt; to contract a disease.

Contract (n.)

To enter into, with mutual obligations; to make a bargain or covenant for.

Contract (n.)

To betroth; to affiance.

Contract (n.)

To shorten by omitting a letter or letters or by reducing two or more vowels or syllables to one.

Contract (v. i.)

To be drawn together so as to be diminished in size or extent; to shrink; to be reduced in compass or in duration; as, iron contracts in cooling; a rope contracts when wet.

Contract (v. i.)

To make an agreement; to covenant; to agree; to bargain; as, to contract for carrying the mail.

Contract (a.)

Contracted; as, a contract verb.

Contract (a.)

Contracted; affianced; betrothed.

Contract (n.)

The agreement of two or more persons, upon a sufficient consideration or cause, to do, or to abstain from doing, some act; an agreement in which a party undertakes to do, or not to do, a particular thing; a formal bargain; a compact; an interchange of legal rights.

Contract (n.)

A formal writing which contains the agreement of parties, with the terms and conditions, and which serves as a proof of the obligation.

Contract (n.)

The act of formally betrothing a man and woman.

Contract

Agreement having a lawful object entered into voluntarily by multiple parties (may be explicitly written or oral)

Contract

In BDSM, a written agreement between dominant and submissive

Contract

1985 Soviet animated short directed by Vladimir Tarasov

Contract

2008 Hindi film directed by Ram Gopal Varma

Contract

Episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Contract Synonyms

Contract Bridge

Contract Synonyms

Declaration

Contract Synonyms

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Contract Synonyms

Cut, Foreshorten, Abbreviate, Abridge, Shorten, Reduce

Contract Synonyms

Constrict, Compact, Compress, Squeeze, Press

Contract Synonyms

Concentrate, Condense

Contract Synonyms

Narrow Down, Narrow

Contract Synonyms

Shrink

Contract Synonyms

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Contract Synonyms

Sign Up, Sign On, Sign

Contract Synonyms

Take, Get

Contract Synonyms

Undertake

Translations

Contract in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A contract executed without any part performance." - Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A contract requires two parties to it, and a man in one character can, with difficulty, contract with himself in another character." - Contract

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on." - Contract

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As to the hardships upon foreigners, if they enter into contracts in England, and apply to our Courts of judicature to enforce a performance of them, they must submit themselves to be judged by the laws of this kingdom, and to our exposition of them." - Contract

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is to be remembered that contracts in restraint of trade are in themselves, if nothing more appears to show them reasonable, bad in the eye of the law." - Contract


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