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1. contract

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtrækt, kənˈtrækt'] a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law.

Synonyms

  • lease
  • collective agreement
  • employment contract
  • bilateral contract
  • charter
  • licensing agreement
  • reserve clause
  • aleatory contract
  • labor agreement
  • sealed instrument
  • quasi contract
  • adhesion contract
  • marriage settlement
  • contract of adhesion
  • small print
  • policy
  • acquisition agreement
  • shipping articles
  • insurance
  • purchase agreement
  • purchase contract
  • marriage contract
  • special contract
  • boilerplate
  • partnership
  • distribution agreement
  • contract under seal
  • cost-plus contract
  • output contract
  • grant
  • indenture
  • labor contract
  • insurance policy
  • conditional contract
  • merger agreement
  • employment agreement
  • articles of agreement
  • arbitration clause
  • gambling contract
  • fine print
  • service contract
  • requirements contract
  • severable contract
  • concession
  • written agreement
  • subcontract
  • sale in gross

Antonyms

  • disenfranchise
  • disagreement
  • inflate
  • accelerate

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Rhymes with Contract

  • counterattacked
  • transact
  • subtract
  • protract
  • overreact
  • inexact
  • extract
  • distract
  • abstract
  • retract
  • reenact
  • medfact
  • diffract
  • detract
  • compact
  • unpacked
  • repacked
  • redact
  • interact
  • intact
  • impact
  • exact
  • attract
  • whacked
  • tracked
  • tracht
  • stacked
  • snacked
  • smacked
  • slacked

Sentences with contract


1. Noun, singular or mass
Choose the institution that you are willing to borrow from and ask for a copy of the draft contract.

Quotes about contract


1. So, I'm thinking of a name for a villain that has a sense of humor. I thought of 'The Joker' as a name, and as soon as I thought that, I associate it with the playing card, as my family had a tradition of champion playing; my brother was a contract champion bridge player. There were always cards around the house.
- Jerry Robinson

2. I clench his hands to the point of pain. "Stay with me."His pupils contract to pinpoints, dialate again rapidly, and then return to something resembling normalcy. "Always,"he murmurs.
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

3. Perhaps all romance is like that; not a contract between equal parties but an explosion of dreams and desires that can find no outlet in everyday life. Only a drama will do and while the fireworks last the sky is a different colour.
- Jeanette Winterson, The Passion

2. contract

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtrækt, kənˈtrækt'] enter into a contractual arrangement.

Synonyms

  • specify
  • hire
  • charter
  • undertake
  • qualify
  • condition
  • sign
  • rent
  • assure
  • stipulate
  • promise

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • thicken
  • deflate
  • gain

3. contract

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtrækt, kənˈtrækt'] engage by written agreement.

Synonyms

  • contract out
  • hire
  • employ
  • sign
  • engage
  • sign up

Antonyms

  • uncastrated
  • attend
  • increased
  • erase

4. contract

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtrækt, kənˈtrækt'] squeeze or press together.

Synonyms

  • overbear
  • gag
  • strangulate
  • strangle
  • fret
  • constrict
  • squeeze
  • choke
  • scrag
  • astringe
  • compact
  • tighten
  • convulse
  • compress
  • prim
  • press

Antonyms

  • uncut
  • switch on
  • malfunction
  • undiluted

5. contract

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtrækt, kənˈtrækt'] (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make.

Synonyms

  • bidding
  • bridge
  • declaration

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo
  • maximise

6. contract

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtrækt, kənˈtrækt'] be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness.

Synonyms

  • catch
  • sicken
  • get
  • take

Antonyms

  • escalate
  • disallow
  • abstain
  • integrate

7. contract

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtrækt, kənˈtrækt'] become smaller or draw together.

Synonyms

  • shrink
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • fall
  • flex

Antonyms

  • stretch
  • expand
  • woman
  • strengthening

8. contract

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtrækt, kənˈtrækt'] make smaller.

Synonyms

  • shrink
  • reduce
  • purse

Antonyms

  • oxidize
  • oxidise
  • complicate
  • blow up

9. contract

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtrækt, kənˈtrækt'] reduce in scope while retaining essential elements.

Synonyms

  • lessen
  • foreshorten
  • bowdlerize
  • abbreviate
  • digest
  • bowdlerise
  • castrate
  • expurgate
  • edit
  • decrease
  • concentrate
  • reduce
  • minify
  • cut
  • shorten
  • edit out
  • abridge

Antonyms

  • expand
  • appreciation
  • classification
  • inflation

10. contract

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtrækt, kənˈtrækt'] make or become more narrow or restricted.

Synonyms

  • change
  • narrow
  • taper off

Antonyms

  • widen
  • expansion
  • addition
  • maximization
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