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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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