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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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In vitro diagnostics company ERBA Diagnostics (NYSE MKT:ERB) stated on Tuesday that the term of its chief executive officer Mohan Gopalkrishnan has been extended by seven months and his contract term will now expire on 31 December 2016 under an amendment to employment agreement.
Removing rolling contract term clauses (meaning that at the end of the contract it is extended only if both parties agree).
Some consumer contract terms and conditions are individually agreed between you and the trader whilst others are 'standard terms that the trader uses for all customers.
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BSP has an option to extend the contract term for an additional 12 months, the company said.
Of course, if there are stipulations in the contract that prohibit the company from renewing or extending it, the useful life likely is limited to the contract term.
LANCASTER - Ousted hospital administrator Mathew Abraham has filed a lawsuit claiming that a medical group owner attempted to bribe and extort him in a bid to get more favorable contract terms.
Also, in order to ensure that your distributor is accurately reporting its sales and complying with the contract terms, the agreement should offer you the right to periodically review your distributor's hooks and records and be given access to its personnel for interviews.
As the 12 rejected the measure, the company fired them on the grounds that their contract term had finished.
10-year bonds Contract Term Close (Yen) Yield (PC) Mar 1999 132.
For BGE, Delmarva, and Pepco, the bidding for Residential contracts will occur in two procurements - October 2011 and April 2012, and the contract term will be twenty-four months.
The initial contract term will be for 60 months with an option to extend for a further 36 months (three periods of 12 months) for a potential total contract term of eight years as stated in the itt documents.
Pacific Drilling SA (NYSE:PACD), an ultra-deepwater drilling contractor, disclosed on Tuesday that Total SA's subsidiary will exercise a one-year option and extend the contract term for the Pacific Scirocco to January 2015.
This, combined with their company's budget and contract term requirements, allows us to prepare a specific list of potential properties suitable for the expatriate," she explains.
Stated prices per kilowatt hour (kwh) that increase, decrease or remain level over the contract term.