What does contractor mean?

Definitions for contractor
ˈkɒn træk tər, kənˈtræk tərcon·trac·tor

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contractornoun

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

  2. contractor, declarernoun

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

  3. contractornoun

    (law) a party to a contract

  4. contractile organ, contractornoun

    a bodily organ that contracts

Wiktionary

  1. contractornoun

    A person who executes the building or improving of buildings.

  2. contractornoun

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

  3. contractornoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Contractornoun

    One of the parties to a contract or bargain.

    Etymology: from contract.

    Let the measure of your affirmation or denial be the understanding of your contractor; for he that deceives the buyer or the seller by speaking what is true, in a sense not understood by the other, is a thief. Jeremy Taylor, Rule of Living Holy.

    All matches, friendships, and societies are dangerous and inconvenient, where the contractors are not equals. Roger L'Estrange.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contractornoun

    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. Etymology: [L.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of contractor in a Sentence

  1. Richard Bitzinger:

    Singapore is pretty desirable for every defense contractor, the value of winning a contract from Singapore goes beyond the dollars and cents. It is an affirmation of the product and the company.

  2. The US:

    Two The US service members, one Department of Defense( DoD) civilian and one contractor supporting DoD were killed and three service members were injured while conducting a local engagement in Manbij, Syria, initial reports indicate an explosion caused the casualties, and the incident is under investigation.

  3. Manuel Benitez:

    It is likely, everything depends on the contractor.

  4. Michael Hess:

    What's happening in commercial crew is a big deal, crew Dragon, Crew Dragon, was designed and built by SpaceX, not by NASA and traditional contractor partnerships. Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will definitely be earning Bob Behnken spacecraft test pilot wings with this mission. Also, the Space Station Program is really looking forward to another way to rotate crews to [ the ] station to perform science and experiments to benefit all.

  5. Pennsylvania Turnpike Chairman Sean Logan:

    On behalf of my fellow Turnpike commissioners and everybody in the PA Turnpike family, we are all deeply saddened by this horrific tragedy, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the deceased victims, the turnpike employee and the contractor. We cannot imagine what the families must be feeling right now. Certainly, today will be a day that none of us will soon forget.

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