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Meaning of word contract from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

contract   noun

Meaning : A binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law.

कुछ धन आदि के बदले में किसी का कोई काम पूरा करने या कराने का लिया गया जिम्मा।

उसे सड़क बनवाने का ठेका मिला।
इजारा, कान्ट्रैक्ट, कॉन्ट्रैक्ट, ठीका, ठेका, संविदा

Meaning : (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make.

Synonyms : declaration

Meaning : A variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid.

Synonyms : contract bridge

contract   verb

Meaning : Enter into a contractual arrangement.

Synonyms : undertake

Meaning : Engage by written agreement.

Example : They signed two new pitchers for the next season.

Synonyms : sign, sign on, sign up

Meaning : Squeeze or press together.

Example : She compressed her lips.
The spasm contracted the muscle.

Synonyms : compact, compress, constrict, press, squeeze

Meaning : Be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness.

Example : He got AIDS.
She came down with pneumonia.
She took a chill.

Synonyms : get, take

Meaning : Become smaller or draw together.

Example : The fabric shrank.
The balloon shrank.

Synonyms : shrink

तनाव के कारण छोटा होना।

बटने पर रस्सी सिकुड़ती है।

Become longer by being stretched and pulled.

The fabric stretches.

Extend in one or more directions.

The dough expands.
expand, spread out

Meaning : Make smaller.

Example : The heat contracted the woollen garment.

Meaning : Compress or concentrate.

Example : Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan.

Synonyms : concentrate, condense

Meaning : Make or become more narrow or restricted.

Example : The selection was narrowed.
The road narrowed.

Synonyms : narrow

Become broader or wider or more extensive.

The road widened.

Meaning : Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements.

Example : The manuscript must be shortened.

Synonyms : abbreviate, abridge, cut, foreshorten, reduce, shorten

Add details, as to an account or idea. Clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing.

She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation.
dilate, elaborate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, lucubrate


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