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Verb
Simple past tense for decrease in size, number, or range
“When they contract they reduce the internal diameter of the vessels in the arterial network.”
Verb
Simple past tense for enter into a formal and legally binding agreement
“Vendors contract with one of nine independent laboratory-testing facilities.”
Verb
Simple past tense for catch disease
“The virus is spread by infected blood, and numerous ways to contract the disease have been identified.”
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Simple past tense for to draw together or nearer
“Electrical stimulation causes the heart muscles to contract or pump.”
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Simple past tense for to draw together or nearer
“This is someone who is so expert on the subject of sex that the two words become contracted into one - sexpert.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to enter into a contract with
“Currently the minister of Finance and National Planning has the mandate to contract debts for the nation whenever need arises.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to draw together so as to wrinkle
“As we move our bodies, our muscles contract and relax.”
Adjective
Containing or presenting the essential facts of something in a comprehensive but concise way
Adjective
Cut or shortened, especially of a literary work
Adjective
(of writing) Relatively brief in extent
Adjective
Adjective
Made briefer
Adjective
Shortened
Adjective
Having been reduced in force, effect, or value
Adjective
Condensed
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Engaged
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Adjective
Reduced in size as a result of shrinkage
Adjective
) used in exchange for payment to the owner
Adjective
Adjective
Pledged in marriage
Adjective
Having been agreed on
Adjective
Married, engaged, or in an exclusive sexual relationship
Verb
To have established or stipulated as a previous condition
Adjective
Committed
Adjective
Subject to an indenture
Adjective
Having distinct or certain limits
Adjective
Planned or meant
Adjective
Stretched with little or no give
Adjective
Having a consistency that does not easily yield to pressure
Adjective
Ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience
Adjective
Obliged by law, circumstances, or duty to do something
Adjective
Being under obligation for a favor or gift
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