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Synonyms for contract

Synonyms for contract

a legally binding arrangement between parties

an agreement, especially one involving a sale or exchange

to enter into a formal agreement

to assume an obligation

to become affected with a disease

to reduce in size, as by drawing together

Synonyms for contract

a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

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

a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid

Related Words

enter into a contractual arrangement

engage by written agreement

be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness


become smaller or draw together

make smaller

compress or concentrate

make or become more narrow or restricted


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The company also announced that it has entered into a binding agreement for the sale of its Zindart Manufacturing division to a new company founded by Christopher Franklin, the current manager of the Zindart Manufacturing division.
While market interest should be required and paid on related-party loans, under the current regulations, a below-market interest rate on an employee loan will not be considered to be a binding agreement and so will not be a governing provision, unless entered into with a principal purpose of circumventing the one-class-of-stock requirement.
Since the binding agreement relates to distribution or liquidation proceeds, the agreement is considered a "governing provision" altering the rights to distribution proceeds so that those rights are not identical.
The proposed alliance is subject to Geoinformatics establishing the financial capacity to carry-out a US$20 million exploration program over 24 months from, and to the execution of the formal binding agreement (the "Master Agreement") by, January 31, 2006.
The terms of the signed binding agreement state that "After September 15, 2005, Young-Shannon may terminate this agreement at their sole discretion as long as the agreement is in good standing for shares due to MacMillan, exploration expenditures have been paid, and the exploration properties are returned in good standing with a minimum of 6 months of assessment work credits and taxes paid.
TSX:SAS) ("St Andrew") wishes to announce that it has reached a binding agreement to sell its 28.
The company also reached a binding agreement to acquire 100 percent of CargoLoad Logistics, Sdn Bhd.
This distribution agreement is the definitive binding agreement referred to in Brightpoint's June 9, 2005 announcement concerning its co-operation agreement with Skype.
Skype"), which is subject to the execution of a definitive binding agreement under which Brightpoint will act as an authorized distributor.
the "Matoyee") has entered into a binding agreement to purchase from Mr.
The parties are therefore free to continue to negotiate the terms of the transaction prior to entering into any binding agreements in respect of the proposed transaction.
A final decision will be made once binding agreements are executed.
Travel Business Review-January 24, 2011--LAN Airlines Enters Into Binding Agreements with TAM(C)2011] ENPublishing - http://www.
It is rather the constant attempts of some Anglican provinces to force the Canadian and American churches to renounce actions taken in total conformity with their canons and without violating any binding agreements, undertakings or commitments made to other provinces--with our resignation from the Communion as the suggested alternative.
A Massachusetts judge is set to rule on a breach of contract suit that could establish email messages as binding agreements for real estate deals.