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contract

synonym (synonym of contract)

  • (noun)
    All these words involve at least two parties, tho an engagement or promise may be the act of but one. A contract is a formal agreement between two or more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    enter into a contractual arrangement (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    engage by written agreement (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    squeeze or press together (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.body)
    be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become smaller or draw together (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make smaller (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.change)
    compress or concentrate (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make or become more narrow or restricted (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    reduce in scope while retaining essential elements (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of contract)

also (also)

hypernym (contract IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make (noun.communication)
    (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make (noun.communication)
     
  • a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law (noun.communication)
    a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties (noun.communication)
     
  • a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid (noun.act)
    any of various card games based on whist for four players (noun.act)
     
  • be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness (verb.body)
    get sick (verb.body)
     
  • become smaller or draw together (verb.change)
    decrease in size, extent, or range (verb.change)
     
  • compress or concentrate (verb.change)
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation (verb.change)
     
  • engage by written agreement (verb.social)
    engage or hire for work (verb.social)
     
  • enter into a contractual arrangement (verb.communication)
    make a promise or commitment (verb.communication)
     
  • make or become more narrow or restricted (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • make smaller (verb.contact)
    reduce in size; reduce physically (verb.change)
     
  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements (verb.change)
    make smaller (verb.contact)
     
  • squeeze or press together (verb.contact)
    become tight or tighter (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF contract relation)

  • a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law (noun.communication)
    a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts); implies inequality in bargaining p more.. (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract whose performance by one party depends on the occurrence of an uncertain contingent event (but if it is contingent on the outcome of a wage more.. (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract involving mutual promises (each party is both promisor and promisee) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract to hire or lease transportation (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract whose performance depends on a fact or event that affects legal relations (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract in which the contractor is paid his total cost plus a stated percentage of profit (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract whose performance by one party is contingent on the outcome of a bet; unenforceable by statute in most jurisdictions (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a prenuptial agreement or contract (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract in which you promise to deliver your entire output to the other party who promises to accept it (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    written contract or certificate of insurance (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract stating the terms of a purchase (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract created by law for reasons of justice without any expression of assent (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract in which you agree to purchase all your requirements of a particular sort from one party (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract that is signed and has the (wax) seal of the signer attached (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract for maintenance services (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract which, in the event of a breach by one of the parties, can be considered as several independent agreements expressed in a single instrument (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract between two or more persons who agree to pool talent and money and share profits or losses (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract between crew and captain of a ship (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    contract between employer and employee (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract governing the marketing of an item of merchandise (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    contract giving someone the legal right to use a patent or trademark (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    contract governing the merger of two or more companies (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a sale of a tract of land as a whole without a warranty as to the acreage (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified term (noun.communication)
     
  • a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid (noun.act)
    a version of contract bridge in which no suit is designated as trump for the duration of the hand (noun.act)
     
  • be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness (verb.body)
    contract (verb.motion)
     
  • become smaller or draw together (verb.change)
    contract (verb.motion)
     
  • engage by written agreement (verb.social)
    assign a job to someone outside one's own business (verb.social)
     
  • enter into a contractual arrangement (verb.communication)
    make an oral contract or agreement in the verbal form of question and answer that is necessary to give it legal force (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    be engaged by a written agreement (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    let for money (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services (verb.social)
     
  • make or become more narrow or restricted (verb.change)
    become narrow, like a bottleneck (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become smaller or less active (verb.change)
     
  • make smaller (verb.contact)
    gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker (verb.contact)
     
  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements (verb.change)
    edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make more concise (verb.change)
     
  • squeeze or press together (verb.contact)
    constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.change)
    contract one's lips (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    constrict or bind or draw together (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    contract involuntarily, as in a spasm (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    be too tight; rub or press (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    wring the neck of (verb.contact)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law (noun.communication)
    a clause in a contract providing for arbitration of disputes arising under the contract (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a clause that used to be part of the contract with a professional athlete extending the contract for a year beyond its expiration (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    standard formulations uniformly found in certain types of legal documents or news stories (noun.communication)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make (noun.communication)
    any of various card games based on whist for four players (noun.act)
     

verb group (contract is verb group of ....)

  • be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness (verb.body)
    contract (verb.motion)
     
  • compress or concentrate (verb.change)
    become more compact or concentrated (verb.change)
     
  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements (verb.change)
    cut and assemble the components of (verb.change)
     

derivation (.... is derived from contract)

  • (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make (noun.communication)
    designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand (verb.possession)
     
  • a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law (noun.communication)
    enter into a contractual arrangement (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    engage by written agreement (verb.social)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    relating to or part of a binding legal agreement (adj.pert)
     
  • be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness (verb.body)
    becoming infected (noun.act)
     
  • become smaller or draw together (verb.change)
    the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    process or result of becoming less or smaller (noun.event)
     
  • compress or concentrate (verb.change)
    strengthening the concentration (as of a solute in a mixture) by removing diluting material (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together (noun.event)
     
  • engage by written agreement (verb.social)
    someone who signs and is bound by a document (noun.person)
     
  • enter into a contractual arrangement (verb.communication)
    a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things (noun.person)
     
  • make or become more narrow or restricted (verb.change)
    the act of making something narrower (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water (noun.object)
     
  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements (verb.change)
    a shortened version of a written work (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.object)
    any agent that shortens (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.person)
    one who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work (noun.person)
     
  • squeeze or press together (verb.contact)
    the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    applying pressure (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an abnormal and usually permanent contraction of a muscle (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action or process of compressing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    any of various large nonvenomous snakes that kill their prey by crushing it in its coils (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanical device that compresses gasses (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a bodily organ that contracts (noun.body)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being compressed or made more compact (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being easily compressed (adj.all)
     

domain category (contract is domain category of ....)

  • (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make (noun.communication)
    a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law (noun.communication)
     

domain member category (.... is a member category of contract domain)

  • a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law (noun.communication)
    a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make (noun.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    revise the terms of in order to limit or regain excess profits gained by the contractor (verb.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregarded (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of e.g. a contract or term of office) having come to an end (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of a contract or will or other document) having a signature written at the end (adj.all)
     
synonym antonym also hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym agreement cartel declaration contract bridge undertake sign stretch expand spread out dilate elaborate enlarge narrow narrow down specialise specialize bridge written agreement bid bidding come down sicken no-trump adhesion contract aleatory contract bilateral contract charter arbitration clause reserve clause fine print boilerplate bridge

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