contractor


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  • noun

Synonyms for contractor

someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things

the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps

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(law) a party to a contract

a bodily organ that contracts

References in classic literature ?
Oh, Semyon the contractor came the day after you left.
He went straight from the cowhouse to the counting house, and after a little conversation with the bailiff and Semyon the contractor, he went back to the house and straight upstairs to the drawing room.
They are seamstresses, who have plied the daily and nightly needle in the service of master tailors and close-fisted contractors, until now it is almost time for each to hem the borders of her own shroud.
A moderate gale destroyed the flimsy structure, and the King, thinking that to publicly rebuke the contractors might have a good effect on the next set, called them out before the army and had them beheaded.
Many contractors paid themselves upon the offices of the duke.
Wheat in consequence was dearer in the very district of its production than at Valparaiso, where the contractors live.
You should get better coals out of your contractors,' said the apothecary's deputy, breaking a lump on the top of the fire with the rusty poker; 'these are not at all the sort of thing for a cold night.
Luzhin has any orders of merit; I bet he has the Anna in his buttonhole and that he puts it on when he goes to dine with contractors or merchants.
The legislation directs the General Services Administration to create and maintain a database of information tracking government contractor integrity and performance.
Finalizes the interim rule published on March 23, 2005 (DFARS Change Notice 20050323), that permits contracting for acquisition functions closely associated with inherently governmental functions only if: appropriate DoD personnel are not available to perform the functions; appropriate DoD personnel will oversee contractor performance and will perform all associated inherently governmental functions; and the agency addresses any potential contractor organizational conflict of interest.
Although the building or property owner is ultimately responsible for ensuring that any work is permitted and code compliant, because the procedures and requirements are so unfamiliar, owners often assume that the contractor will know what paperwork will be required and "take care of things.
When contractors who are otherwise covered by a SoFA have a second job, they may be eligible for the foreign earned income exclusion and FTCs for that employment.
The contractor programming is guided on a combination of what's provincially legislated under Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act, along with widely-accepted Canadian mining industry best practices and individual companies' house rules.
They're responsible for their own taxes, so he simply has to retain a W-9 (which shows the company name, owner, and tax identification number) form on file and generate an annual 1099-MISC tax form (which shows how much was paid out to that company) for each independent contractor.