Definitions for Contractorˈkɒn træk tər, kənˈtræk tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•trac•torˈkɒn træk tər, kənˈtræk tər(n.)

  1. a person who contracts to furnish supplies or perform work at a certain price, esp. in construction.

  2. a thing that contracts, esp. a muscle.

Origin of contractor:

1540–50; < LL

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. contractor(noun)ˈkɒn træk tər, kənˈtræk tər

    sb who does work for another person or organization

    IT contractors

Wiktionary

  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

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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


Translations for Contractor

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

contractor(noun)

a person or firm that promises to do work or supply goods at a fixed rate

a building contractor.

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