Synonyms for contract

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : noun, adjective, verb 15–17, 21, 22 kon-trakt; verb kuhn-trakt
Phonetic Transcription : noun, adjective, verb 15–17, 21, 22 ˈkɒn trækt; verb kənˈtrækt

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Définition of contract

Origin :
  • late 14c., "make narrow, draw together;" early 15c. "make an agreement;" from Middle French contracter, from Latin contractus, past participle of contrahere "to draw together, combine, make an agreement" (see contract (n.)). Related: Contracted; contracting.
  • noun agreement, deal
  • verb condense
  • verb come to terms
  • verb catch disease
Example sentences :
  • At any rate, she has less freedom and more obligations under her contract.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • It then begins to shrink and contract with the greatest uniformity.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 433, April 19, 1884 » by Various
  • The contract, however, seems not to have been carried out by the composer.
  • Extract from : « Handel » by Edward J. Dent
  • I might give you a thousand for a contract, an' losin' and winnin' mounts when you had a leg up.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • You sign this contract, which is exactly like all the others we use, and I'll hand over your check.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • Her contract with existence, as represented by that man standing over there, was at an end.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • Besides her consideration money, her daily contract included meals.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • I suppose there was a failure in the performance of a contract, or something of that kind, was there?'
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • Then you'll find out what Department the contract was in, and then you'll find out all about it there.'
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • No contract or engagement, no word of love, has ever passed between us.
  • Extract from : « The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby » by Charles Dickens

Antonyms for contract

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