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Contract 1

Definition: To draw together so as to wrinkle; to knit.

Contract 2

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

Contract 3

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

Contract 4

Definition: To betroth; to affiance.

Contract 5

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

Contract 6

Definition: 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 7

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

Contract 8

Definition: Contracted; as, a contract verb.

Contract 9

Definition: Contracted; affianced; betrothed.

Contract 10

Definition: 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 11

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

Contract 12

Definition: The act of formally betrothing a man and woman.

contract 13

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

contract 14

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

contract 15

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

contract 16

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

contract 17

Definition: become smaller or draw together; "The fabric shrank"; "The balloon shrank"

contract 18

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

contract 19

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

contract 20

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

contract 21

Definition: enter into a contractual arrangement

contract 22

Definition: make smaller; "The heat contracted the woollen garment"

contract 23

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

contract 24

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


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