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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contracted(adj)

    reduced in size or pulled together

    "the contracted pupils of her eyes"


  1. contracted(Adjective)

    Arranged by contract; established by agreement.

  2. contracted(Adjective)

    Made smaller by contraction.

  3. contracted(Adjective)

    Incurred; acquired.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contracted

    of Contract

  2. Contracted(adj)

    drawn together; shrunken; wrinkled; narrow; as, a contracted brow; a contracted noun

  3. Contracted(adj)

    narrow; illiberal; selfish; as, a contracted mind; contracted views

  4. Contracted(adj)

    bargained for; betrothed; as, a contracted peace

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  1. contracted


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contracted in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contracted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of contracted in a Sentence

  1. David Samadi:

    I believe the main reason for numerous hospitals having far lower hospitalized patient counts with the virus was due to the fact the majority of people who contracted the infection, did not require hospitalization, either they were asymptomatic, or their symptoms were not life-threatening and could be carefully managed quarantined at home.

  2. Nana Akufo-Addo:

    Let us wish our hardworking minister for health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, a speedy recovery from the virus, which he contracted in the line of duty.

  3. The President:

    We want to make sure -- and the President's made this clear to me, we want to make sure that people that are treating people that have contracted the coronavirus have the protective gear, the masks and the gloves and we're working very energetically to accomplish that.

  4. Capital Economics economist Liza Ermolenko:

    Putting all of this together, our GDP Tracker suggests that the Russian economy contracted by around 5 percent year-on-year at the start of Q3, and looking further ahead, the fall in oil prices and the weakening of the rouble since July mean that Q3 as a whole is unlikely to see any improvement.

  5. Michael McCarthy:

    The Chinese economy actually contracted in December and that's adding fire to fears of a more rapid slowdown in the world's second biggest economy.

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