Contraction synonyms

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The definition of a syncope is a word pronounced without a sound in the middle, or a fainting caused by a lack of oxygen in the brain.
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The act of contracting
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The act of one who, or that which, shrinks; act of becoming smaller or moving timidly away.
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The action of something that recedes.
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The period of economic decline from the peak to the trough of the business cycle, characterized by decreasing aggregate output and often by rising unemployment.
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The definition of withdrawal is the act of taking something out, or stopping participation in an activity.
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(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
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(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
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The act of contracting
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A growing lesser; reduction or decrease.
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(Chemistry) The reaction of two substances with the simultaneous loss of water or other small molecule
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The act of contracting
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Any act or instance of leaving out or omitting a part or parts
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The act of neglecting to perform an action one has an obligation to do.
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(Economics) A decrease in the general price level, that is, in the nominal cost of goods and services as well as wages.
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Evaporation is defined as the process of a liquid changing into a gas.
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The act or process of constricting.
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The act or product of shortening.
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The act of contracting
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(Cooking) Solid fat, such as butter, lard or hydrogenated vegetable oil, used to make shortcrust pastry.
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The act of contracting
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The act or process of compressing.
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The part of a stocking that is narrowed.
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Lying-in, time of giving birth
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The act of contracting
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The act of contracting
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The act of contracting
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The act of contracting
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The act of abridging or the state of being abridged.
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The act of contracting
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The amount by which something is lessened or diminished:
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(Slang) The reduction in size of the male genitalia when cold, such as from immersion in cold water.
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The act of contracting
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The act of contracting
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The act of contracting
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The act of contracting
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The action of the verb to flex; a bending of something, a tightening of the muscles.
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The act of contracting
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The act of contracting
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The act or process of consolidating.
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The act or process of diminishing; a lessening or reduction.
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The act of something being lowered.
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The cutting off of branches, etc.
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The act of contracting
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The definition of a colloquialism is a word or expression used in casual language by common people.
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(Sports) The act or an instance of increasing the number of teams in a league
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An increasing or becoming increased
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(Semantics) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; — correlative of intension.
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The act of expanding or enlarging or the state of being expanded or enlarged:
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(Physics) The process of increasing the magnitude of a variable quantity, especially the magnitude of voltage, power, or current, without altering any other quality.
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A number of points offered to equalize the chances of winning in a wager on a competition, usually between sports teams.
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(Baseball) A series of movements in which a pitcher, standing with the glove side facing home plate, raises both hands to the height of the head and then lowers them to the chest or waist for a short pause before pitching the ball. It is used especially when runners are on base because it gives base runners less time to steal than they have during a full windup.
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An enlarging or being enlarged
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(Linguistics) a type of sound change when a sound (especially a vowel) lengthens
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To muscle is to move with force.
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(Obsolete) A system of writing using abbreviations or special characters; shorthand.
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The act of consuming something.
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Amount of decreasing
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An act or instance of something being edited
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Find another word for contraction. In this page you can discover 63 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contraction, like: syncope, dwindling, shrinking, receding, recession, withdrawal, muscular contraction, muscle contraction, withdrawing, shriveling and lessening.