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1. contingency

noun. ['kənˈtɪndʒənsi'] a possible event or occurrence or result.

Synonyms

  • occurrence
  • eventuality
  • happening
  • contingence
  • natural event

Antonyms

  • appearance
  • beginning
  • ending
  • success

Etymology

  • -cy (English)
  • contingent (English)
  • contingens (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word contingency-fee


1. Noun Phrase
Cases were contingency fees are typically applied are workers compensation and personal injury cases.

2. Noun Phrase
With contingency fees, attorneys are generally paid a portion of the money won in court cases.

3. Noun Phrase
Typically, lawyers will only accept a contingency fee pursuant to a written agreement.

4. Noun Phrase
These agreements will lay out the lawyer-client relationship and state the amount of the contingency fee.

2. contingency

noun. ['kənˈtɪndʒənsi'] the state of being contingent on something.

Synonyms

  • dependence
  • dependency

Antonyms

  • noncurrent
  • allopatry
  • sympatry

Etymology

  • -cy (English)
  • contingent (English)
  • contingens (Latin)

3. fee-tail

verb. limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs.

Synonyms

  • bequeath
  • leave
  • entail

Antonyms

  • enter
  • arrive
  • pull in
  • be born

4. fee

noun. ['ˈfiː'] a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services.

Synonyms

  • quayage
  • license tax
  • dockage
  • admission
  • admission fee
  • fixed costs
  • commission
  • pipage
  • drop-off charge
  • finder's fee
  • tuition
  • cellarage
  • entrance fee
  • wharfage
  • license fee
  • toll
  • price of admission
  • moorage
  • truckage
  • lockage
  • licensing fee
  • origination fee
  • fixed charge
  • seigniorage
  • legal fee
  • admission price
  • tuition fee
  • lighterage
  • poundage
  • fixed cost
  • docking fee
  • anchorage
  • retainer
  • contingency fee
  • consideration
  • mintage
  • entrance money

Antonyms

  • pull
  • ride
  • deny
  • withdraw

Etymology

  • fee (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. fee

noun. ['ˈfiː'] an interest in land capable of being inherited.

Synonyms

  • stake
  • fee simple
  • interest

Antonyms

  • thoughtlessness
  • inconsideration
  • unkindness
  • tactlessness

Etymology

  • fee (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. fee

verb. ['ˈfiː'] give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on.

Synonyms

  • give
  • bung
  • gift
  • present

Antonyms

  • borrow
  • breastfeed
  • starve
  • bottlefeed

Etymology

  • fee (Middle English (1100-1500))
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