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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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On receipt of signed contract we shall be pleased to make you an advance on royalties of five thousand dollars.
He signed the new contract, inserting "The Smoke of Joy" in the blank space, and mailed it back to the publishers along with the twenty storiettes he had written in the days before he discovered the formula for the newspaper storiette.
This contract, executed in duplicate, was signed by Barbicane, president of the Gun Club, of the one part, and T.
But that puts a stop to their makin' money, an' that brickyard contract was fat.
But though our contract is at an end, and broken past all redemption; though I charge upon her want of firmness and want of truth, both to herself and me; I do not now, and never will believe, that any sordid motive, or her own unbiassed will, has led her to this course--never
The proposed regulations do not distinguish between secured and unsecured annuity contracts, or between contracts issued by insurance companies and those issued by other taxpayers.
Arum said he puts this type of stipulation into most of his contracts.
This report provides a comprehensive analysis for the infrastructure contracts awarded for the global wireless base transmitting stations (BTS) market.
John McCain of Arizona, the vice chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, recently proposed limiting the Pentagon to fixed-price contracts for weapon programs.
4) The contract does not allow for assignment, termination, or offset prior to delivery or expiration and is based on an asset for which futures contracts or options on futures contracts have been approved for trading on a U.
All New York construction contracts entered into on or subsequent to Jan.
According to the Financial Accounting Standards Board, questions have been raised regarding proper accounting for such contracts as insurance contracts, guaranteed investment contracts and synthetic GICs since issuance of its Statement No.
The best value contracts, which have added so much to Military Traffic Management Command acquisitions, have now been expanded to stevedore negotiations.
How to stay out of trouble with your vendor contracts
a plant in Ontario, Canada, which produces gray and ductile iron castings in chemically bonded molds, has signed a letter of intent with Union, and a number of other contracts are in the works.
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