contract (Meaning)

Wordnet

contract (n)

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

Wordnet

contract (v)

enter into a contractual arrangement

engage by written agreement

squeeze or press together

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

reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

contract Sentence Examples

  1. She signed a contract with the company, outlining her responsibilities and compensation.
  2. The construction firm won a lucrative contract to build the new office complex downtown.
  3. As per the contract, the artist was obligated to deliver three paintings by the end of the month.
  4. The contract stipulates that the tenant must notify the landlord of any damages to the property.
  5. They negotiated the terms of the contract for hours before reaching a mutual agreement.
  6. After careful review, she decided not to renew her contract with the publishing house.
  7. The contract between the two parties was legally binding and enforceable in court.
  8. The athlete's contract with the team included performance bonuses based on individual achievements.
  9. The contract explicitly states the consequences of breaching its terms.
  10. Before starting the project, both parties must sign a contract to ensure clarity and accountability.

FAQs About the word 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

deal, guarantee, assurance, vow, guaranty,pledge, surety, covenant, bond, treaty

come back, gain, recover, heal, recoup, recoup, come back, recover, heal, gain

She signed a contract with the company, outlining her responsibilities and compensation.

The construction firm won a lucrative contract to build the new office complex downtown.

As per the contract, the artist was obligated to deliver three paintings by the end of the month.

The contract stipulates that the tenant must notify the landlord of any damages to the property.