What does contractions mean?

Definitions for contractions
con·trac·tions

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

Editors Contribution

  1. contractions

    The act or process of a contraction.

    The muscle contractions are a vital part in the process of childbirth.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on January 20, 2017

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contractions in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contractions in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of contractions in a Sentence

  1. Gina Sam:

    Your body's contractions of the colon work at its highest level in the morning. That's when your body is designed to poop!

  2. Cleveland Clinic:

    Her contractions were about 10 minutes apart, so [Shepherd] and I began to monitor her vital signs and keep her comfortable.

  3. Angel Owen:

    I thought, ‘OK, I am having a couple of contractions,’ we are just going to wait it out because I wanted my sister to go first since she started first.

  4. Pedro Solano:

    I think is good that these contractions arise regarding climate change, climate change will force the institutions to work (together) in a more functional way.

  5. Chua Hak Bin:

    We now think that the odds are more than even that the Singapore economy slipped into a technical recession in the third quarter, as defined by two consecutive quarter-on-quarter contractions, we expect the Monetary Authority of Singapore to ease monetary policy again at the October policy meeting.

Images & Illustrations of contractions

  1. contractionscontractionscontractions

Popularity rank by frequency of use

contractions#10000#31316#100000

Translations for contractions

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for contractions »

Translation

Find a translation for the contractions definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these contractions definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"contractions." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 20 Jan. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/contractions>.

Are we missing a good definition for contractions? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for contractions:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.