What does Contractor mean?

Definitions for Contractorˈkɒn træk tər, kənˈtræk tər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Contractor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contractor(noun)

    someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things

  2. contractor, declarer(noun)

    the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps

  3. contractor(noun)

    (law) a party to a contract

  4. contractile organ, contractor(noun)

    a bodily organ that contracts


  1. contractor(Noun)

    A person who executes the building or improving of buildings.

  2. contractor(Noun)

    A person or company that performs specific tasks like electrical or plumbing work in construction projects.

  3. contractor(Noun)

    A person or company hired to maintain existing facilities like air conditioning systems, groundskeeping, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contractor(noun)

    one who contracts; one of the parties to a bargain; one who covenants to do anything for another; specifically, one who contracts to perform work on a rather large scale, at a certain price or rate, as in building houses or making a railroad

  2. Origin: [L.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Contractor' in Nouns Frequency: #2199


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Contractor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Contractor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gunilla Fransson:

    Winning as prime contractor looks unlikely, but I still believe there are other opportunities.

  2. Hank Johnson:

    It seems like this is a renegade contractor visiting abuse on military personnel and live animals, it’s mind-boggling. It’s like a diabolical mad scientist at work in a horror movie.

  3. David Morehouse:

    There were thousands of warfighters who needed this training, hagmann was a former Army doctor, a former medical professor and he was attractive to commanders looking for a qualified contractor.

  4. The Justice Department report:

    An African-American man told us that, because of these charges, An African-American man lost An African-American man job as a contractor with the federal government that An African-American man had held for years.

  5. James Scott:

    The most successful attacks by more sophisticated hackers tend to be strategically “indirect”. Why risk attacking Target directly and getting caught. Just hack the HVAC contractor and use their access to Target’s network

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