Synonyms

1. contracting

noun. ['ˈkɑːntræktɪŋ'] becoming infected.

Synonyms

  • acquiring
  • catching

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Words that Rhyme with Contracting

  • abating
  • abbreviating
  • abdicating
  • abducting
  • abducting
  • abetting
  • aborting
  • abrogating
  • abutting
  • accelerating
  • accenting
  • accentuating
  • accepting
  • accepting
  • accommodating
  • accosting
  • accrediting
  • accumulating
  • acquitting
  • acting

Example sentences of the word contracting


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Part of good pushup form is contracting your abs and keeping your back straight and flat.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A nerve called the vagus is responsible for carrying out stomach contracting.

Quotes containing the word contracting


1. If knowledge isn't self-knowledge it isn't doing much, mate. Is the universe expanding? Is it contracting? Is it standing on one leg and singing 'When Father Painted the Parlour'? Leave me out. I can expand my universe without you. 'She walks into beauty, like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies, and all that's best of dark and bright meet in her aspect and her eyes.
- Tom Stoppard, Arcadia

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