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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contractedadjective

    reduced in size or pulled together

    "the contracted pupils of her eyes"


  1. contractedadjective

    Arranged by contract; established by agreement.

  2. contractedadjective

    Made smaller by contraction.

  3. contractedadjective

    Incurred; acquired.


  1. contracted

    Contracted generally refers to the reduction in size, volume, quantity, or scope of something. It can also denote the process of formally entering into an agreement or arrangement with another party, such as employment contract. Additionally, in terms of disease, it can mean acquiring or becoming affected by an illness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contracted

    of Contract

  2. Contractedadjective

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

  3. Contractedadjective

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

  4. Contractedadjective

    bargained for; betrothed; as, a contracted peace

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  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. 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.

  2. Guy Thomas:

    These two powerful forces might start bumping up against each other, we're now in the run-up to( World Cup) 2018. There's a whole range of things that need to be contracted and tidied up, and( sponsors) are going to be hesitant about that.

  3. Gregory Taylor:

    All evidence is indicating that it is likely the individual was infected following exposure in China, we don’t know at this time how the individual contracted the virus.

  4. L.F. Magister:

    Courage is a value contracted for two types of emotions; love and hate, so all actions carried out by these are also the most sincere.

  5. Brian Tribus:

    One Resolute Support contracted civilian was killed in the attack and two others died of wounds.

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    a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
    • A. elation
    • B. wavering
    • C. crate
    • D. pluck

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