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"contract" Meaning in English

1. to reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Part of speech : verb
Example : I contracted the document so only the bare bones were there.
2. to engage by written agreement
Part of speech : verb
3. to be stricken by or fall victim to an illness
Part of speech : verb
Example : Many individuals contracted the plague in London in 1665.
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4. a variety of the card game bridge in which the bidder receives points only for the number of tricks that have been bid
Part of speech : noun
Example : I enjoy a game of contract every now and again.
5. in bridge, the highest bid, which sets the number of tricks that the bidder must make
Part of speech : noun
Example : The game was challenging with such a high contract.
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6. to become smaller or draw together
Part of speech : verb
Example : My pupils contracted because of the extreme brightness.
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7. to make or become more narrow or restricted
Part of speech : verb
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8. to enter into a contractual arrangement
Part of speech : verb
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9. to make smaller
Part of speech : verb
Example : The heat contracted the woollen garment.
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10. to squeeze or press together
Part of speech : verb
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11. a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
Part of speech : noun
Example : The contract clearly states that you cannot work for a competitor.
12. an order to kill someone, usually for money
Part of speech : noun
Example : The mob boss put out a contract on the snitch.

Translation for "contract"

contract meaning in Spanish : contrato
  • contract meaning in German : Vertrag
  • contract meaning in Japanese : 契約する
  • contract meaning in Turkish : sözleşme
  • contract meaning in Chinese : 合同
  • contract meaning in Arabic : عقد
  • contract meaning in Polish : kontrakt
  • contract meaning in Hindi : अनुबंध
  • contract meaning in French : Contrat
  • contract meaning in Russian : контракт
  • contract meaning in Tamil : ஒப்பந்த
  • contract meaning in Telugu : ఒప్పందం
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