1. A binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law (synset 106532935)
  2. (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make (synset 106750143)
  3. A variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid (synset 100492377)
  1. Enter into a contractual arrangement (synset 200890307)
  2. Engage by written agreement (synset 202415071)
    "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"
  3. Squeeze or press together (synset 201390440)
    "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"
  4. Be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness (synset 200087488)
    "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill"
  5. Become smaller or draw together (synset 200241457)
    "The fabric shrank"; "The balloon shrank"
  6. Make smaller (synset 201282077)
    "The heat contracted the woollen garment"
  7. Compress or concentrate (synset 200365841)
    "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
  8. Make or become more narrow or restricted (synset 200305890)
    "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
  9. Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements (synset 200244786)
    "The manuscript must be shortened"

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