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Engelsk navneord: contract

1. contract (om kommunikation) a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

Mindre specifikke termerwritten agreement

Mere specifikke termeracquisition agreement, adhesion contract, aleatory contract, articles of agreement, bilateral contract, charter, collective agreement, concession, conditional contract, contract of adhesion, contract of hazard, contract under seal, cost-plus contract, distribution agreement, employment agreement, employment contract, gambling contract, grant, indenture, insurance, insurance policy, labor agreement, labor contract, lease, licensing agreement, marriage contract, marriage settlement, merger agreement, output contract, partnership, policy, purchase agreement, purchase contract, quasi contract, requirements contract, sale in gross, sealed instrument, service contract, severable contract, shipping articles, special contract, subcontract

Omfatter disse specifikke termerarbitration clause, boilerplate, fine print, reserve clause, small print

Indenfor samme emneområdearticle, broken, clause, contract, declaration, handclasp, handshake, handshaking, kept, loophole, renegociate, renegotiate, shake, subscribed, terminated, unbroken, unkept

2. contract (om kommunikation) (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)declaration

Mindre specifikke termerbid, bidding

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbridge

Overordnet emneområdecontract

3. contract (om handling) a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contract bridge

Mindre specifikke termerbridge

Mere specifikke termerno-trump

Engelsk udsagnsord: contract

1. contract (om kommunikation) enter into a contractual arrangement

Eksempler på anvendelseThey contract to move

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)undertake

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termerassure, promise

Mere specifikke termercharter, condition, hire, lease, lease, qualify, rent, rent, sign, specify, stipulate, stipulate

2. contract (om adfærd) engage by written agreement

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey signed two new pitchers for the next season.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sign, sign on, sign up

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeremploy, engage, hire

Mere specifikke termercontract out

3. contract (om relation) squeeze or press together

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe compressed her lips.
The spasm contracted the muscle.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)compact, compress, constrict, press, squeeze

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termertighten

Mere specifikke termerastringe, bear down, choke, choke, choke, convulse, convulse, fret, gag, overbear, prim, scrag, strangle, strangulate

4. contract (i anatomi) be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got AIDS.
She came down with pneumonia.
She took a chill.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get, take

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercome down, sicken

Mere specifikke termercatch

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcatch

5. contract (om ændring) become smaller or draw together

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fabric shrank.
The balloon shrank.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shrink

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termerdecrease, diminish, fall, lessen

Mere specifikke termerflex

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)expand, spread out, stretch

6. contract (om relation) make smaller

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe heat contracted the woollen garment.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerreduce, shrink

Mere specifikke termerpurse, wrinkle

7. contract (om ændring) compress or concentrate

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCongress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)concentrate, condense

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcondense

8. contract (om ændring) make or become more narrow or restricted

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe selection was narrowed.
The road narrowed.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)narrow

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerchange

Mere specifikke termerbottleneck, taper off

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)widen

9. contract (om ændring) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe manuscript must be shortened.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)abbreviate, abridge, cut, foreshorten, reduce, shorten

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdecrease, lessen, minify

Mere specifikke termerbowdlerise, bowdlerize, castrate, concentrate, condense, digest, expurgate, shorten

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcut, edit, edit out

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)elaborate, expatiate, expound, lucubrate, dilate, exposit, flesh out, enlarge, expand

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