What does contractor mean?

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

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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

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

    Etymology: [L.]

Editors Contribution

  1. contractor

    A business, company, enterprise or organization with a contract to provide commodities, goods, products or services.

    The Contracts Manager did manage the contractor very efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 10, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce contractor?

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How to say contractor in sign language?

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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. Donald Trump:

    Iran killed an American contractor, wounding many. We strongly responded, and always will, now Iran is orchestrating an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq. They will be held fully responsible.

  2. Mark Spellman:

    Raytheon Co has been our number one holding in the defense sector, because they have more international sales, upwards of 40 percent of what they do now is non-US business. And that's the highest percentage of any defense contractor.

  3. David Morehouse:

    There were thousands of warfighters who needed this training, hagmann was a former Army doctor, a former medical professor and he was attractive to commanders looking for a qualified 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. Vice President Pence:

    He cautioned that the space agency needed to transform into a more efficientorganization, or else it would be replaced by private industry. Were not committed to one contractor. If our current contractors cant meet this objective, then well find ones that will. If American industry can provide critical commercial services without government development then well buy them. And if commercial rockets are the only way to get American astronauts to the moon in the next five years, then commercial rockets it will be.

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