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contract bridge, contract
n. a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid
contract
n. a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
declaration, contract
n. (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
Contract
n. [a formal agreement with a juridical value between at least two persons]
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contract, shrink
v. become smaller or draw together; "The fabric shrank"; "The balloon shrank"
contract, narrow
v. make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
condense, concentrate, contract
v. make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"
undertake, contract
v. enter into a contractual arrangement
contract
v. make smaller; "The heat contracted the woollen garment"
sign up, sign on, contract, sign
v. engage by written agreement; "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"
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Testament
n. either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
vow
n. a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "they took vows of poverty"
agreement, understanding
n. the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
convention
n. (diplomacy) an international agreement
compromise
n. an accommodation in which both sides make concessions; "the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'"
consolidate
v. form into a solid mass or whole; "The mud had consolidated overnight"
moderate, curb, check, contain, hold, control, hold in
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
deoxidise, deoxidize, reduce
v. to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
consolidate
v. bring together into a single whole or system; "The town and county schools are being consolidated"
concentrate, condense, digest
v. make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"
point, taper, sharpen
v. give a point to; "The candles are tapered"
contract, concentrate, condense
v. compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
thin
v. lose thickness; become thin or thinner
incorporate, integrate
v. make into a whole or make part of a whole; "She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal"
integrate
v. become one; become integrated; "The students at this school integrate immediately, despite their different backgrounds"
place, send, post, station
v. assign to a station
utilise, employ, apply, utilize, use
v. put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
squeeze
v. press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"
pack together, compact, compress
v. make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"
commix, amalgamate, unify, mingle, mix
v. to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
lay, position, pose, place, set, put
v. put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
reduce
v. reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site
operate, lock, mesh, engage
v. keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
reduce
v. undergo meiosis; "The cells reduce"
streamline
v. contour economically or efficiently
enlist, engage
v. hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or support"
commission
v. put into commission; equip for service; of ships
hold in, contain, restrain, moderate, curb, control
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
incur
v. make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to; "People who smoke incur a great danger to their health"
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tighten, reduce
v. narrow or limit; "reduce the influx of foreigners"
pin down, narrow down
v. attach with or as if with a pin; "pin up a picture"
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grow
v. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
stretch
v. become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
widen
v. become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road widened"
spread
v. cover by spreading something over; "spread the bread with cheese"
spread out, expand
v. extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"
contract
Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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