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'contract' - used as a noun
1. a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
2. (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
3. a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid

'contract' - used as a verb
4. enter into a contractual arrangement
5. engage by written agreement
6. squeeze or press together
the spasm contracted the muscle
7. become smaller or draw together
8. be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
9. make smaller
The heat contracted the woollen garment
10. compress or concentrate
11. make or become more narrow or restricted
12. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

derived forms
1. Contract / Plural
contracts
2. Contract / Past
contracted
3. Contract / Third Person
contracts
4. Contract / Present Participle
contracting
Variations of 'contract'
 
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