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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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