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English words starting with contract

Contract

ˈkɒn.trækt

Meanings of Contract:

noun

A written or spoken agreement, especially one concerning employment, sales, or tenancy, that is intended to be enforceable by law.

Usage examples:

He has just signed a contract keeping him with the club
verb

Decrease in size, number, or range.

Usage examples:

Glass contracts as it cools

Meanings of Contract-out:

phrasal verb

Assign a job to someone outside one's own business

Contracted

kənˈtrækt

Meanings of Contracted:

verb

Decrease in size, number, or range.

Usage examples:

Glass contracts as it cools
noun

A written or spoken agreement, especially one concerning employment, sales, or tenancy, that is intended to be enforceable by law.

Usage examples:

He has just signed a contract keeping him with the club

Meanings of Contractible:

adjective

Able to be shrunk or capable of contracting.

Usage examples:

Siegal's portable house has expandable and contractible spaces and varying degrees of transparency …

Contractile

kənˈtraktʌɪl

Meanings of Contractile:

adjective

Capable of or producing contraction.

Usage examples:

The contractile activity of the human colon

Contracting

kənˈtrækt

Meanings of Contracting:

verb

Decrease in size, number, or range.

Usage examples:

Glass contracts as it cools
noun

A written or spoken agreement, especially one concerning employment, sales, or tenancy, that is intended to be enforceable by law.

Usage examples:

He has just signed a contract keeping him with the club

Contraction

kənˈtræk.ʃən

Meanings of Contraction:

noun

The process of becoming smaller.

Usage examples:

The general contraction of the industry did further damage to morale

Meanings of Contractions:

noun

The process of becoming smaller.

Usage examples:

The general contraction of the industry did further damage to morale

Contractors

kənˈtræk.tər

Meanings of Contractors:

noun

A person or firm that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labour to perform a service or do a job.

Usage examples:

The school meals service is provided by private contractors

Meanings of Contracts:

noun

A written or spoken agreement, especially one concerning employment, sales, or tenancy, that is intended to be enforceable by law.

Usage examples:

He has just signed a contract keeping him with the club
verb

Decrease in size, number, or range.

Usage examples:

Glass contracts as it cools

Contractually

kənˈtraktʃ(ʊ)əli

Meanings of Contractually:

adverb

In a way that is agreed in or enforced by a contract.

Usage examples:

He was contractually entitled to a year's severance pay

Meanings of Contracture:

noun

A condition of shortening and hardening of muscles, tendons, or other tissue, often leading to deformity and rigidity of joints.

Usage examples:

Contracture of the hip in cerebral palsy

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