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Another word for contract

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Noun
  1. A legally binding arrangement between parties

    See also:

    agree

  2. An agreement, especially one involving a sale or exchange

    See also:

    agree

Verb
  1. To enter into a formal agreement

    See also:

    agree

  2. To assume an obligation

  3. To become affected with a disease

    See also:

    get

  4. To reduce in size, as by drawing together

    See also:

    increase

Another word for contract

Synonym Study

  • Deflate implies a reduction in size or bulk by the removal of air, gas, or in extended use, anything insubstantial to deflate a balloon, to deflate one's ego
  • To compress is to press or squeeze into a more compact, orderly form a lifetime's work compressed into one volume
  • Condense suggests reduction of something into a more compact or more dense form without loss of essential content condensed milk
  • shrinking profits
  • To shrink is to contract so as to be short of the original or normal length, amount, extent, etc. those shirts have shrunk
  • Contract implies a drawing together of surface or parts and a resultant decrease in size, bulk, or extent cold contracts metals