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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

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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 result that the insurer makes zero profits per period with free entry is critical, as it does not allow the insurer to exploit his rate of return advantage when r < R if assets are contractible.
When X is contractible, the sectional category of f is the usual LS category of Y, see [1].
A survey on contractible edges in graphs of a prescribed vertex connectivity.
Second, a major problem associated with group loans is that once a borrowing group is formed, and loans received, borrowers may not monitor each other's activities in the loan utilization stage because peer monitoring is not contractible in the absence of intra-group resource transfers (Gine & Karlan, 2014).
Keywords: Hamiltonian cycles, generating functions, thin grid cylinder, contractible curves.
2] be the closure of a contractible open set in the plan that has a connected open interior with obstacles that represent inaccessible regions.
Mentioning LBD is like referencing some easily contractible virus that could spread to you and everyone you know via a whisper.
Managers may have an interest to make workers believe that the firm is facing low performance in order to extract additional effort which is ex-ante non contractible (Hart, 1983, 1995).
The purpose of IC is to create an incentive for the risk manager to expend effort or otherwise exercise risk control judgments that are in the best interest of stakeholders when the effort and judgments of risk managers cannot be directly observed or are otherwise not contractible.
a) If A is contractible, then [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is an isomorphism for n [greater than or equal to] 2.
Alaska Native tribes had taken over all contractible functions from IHS because it was considered substandard.
Recall that [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is contractible in itself.
9) As syphilis and AIDS are both thought of as primarily contractible through sexual transmission, the stigmatisation of the black body as hypersexual, and unable to control sexual desire, allowed for further identification of these diseases with racial otherness.
As a comparison with abalone, red meat muscle tissue consists of contractible myofibrils assembled into parallel fibrous bundles interconnected by collagen.
Some of the delegated services are not completely contractible because they are not verifiable (e.