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  • verbcondense
  • verbcome to terms
  • verbcatch disease

synonyms for contracted

  • consume
  • decline
  • decrease
  • narrow
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • weaken
  • abate
  • abbreviate
  • abridge
  • clench
  • compress
  • confine
  • constrict
  • curtail
  • deflate
  • dwindle
  • ebb
  • edit
  • epitomize
  • evaporate
  • lessen
  • lose
  • omit
  • purse
  • recede
  • shrivel
  • subside
  • syncopate
  • tighten
  • wane
  • waste
  • wither
  • wrinkle
  • become smaller
  • draw in
  • fall away
  • fall off
  • grow less
  • take in
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antonyms for contracted

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  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • grow
  • increase
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • add
  • amplify
  • blow up
  • extend
  • free
  • lengthen
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • open
  • prolong
  • release
  • rise
  • save
  • break off
  • dilate
  • disagree
  • give
  • spread
  • stretch
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How to use contracted in a sentence

Some peculiar lines between these contracted brows gave a character of ferocity to this forbidding and sensual face.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
At times the creek was as wide as an ordinary river, at others so contracted that one could gather grass on either side.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The steward, a young mulatto, had contracted the bad habit of indulging too much in liquor.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The lands thus acquired are not liable for any debts contracted prior to the issuing of the patent.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Weirmarsh's brows contracted slightly, and he shot an evil glance at the man before him—the man who was his victim.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
William Smith, of Pyrton in this parish, contracted this disease when he lived with a neighbouring Farmer in the year 1780.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAEEDWARD JENNER
They had been friends since they were boys of eighteen in Europe, and Howard had nursed him through a fever contracted in Rome.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
It is a disgusting habit, and one not easily cured if once contracted, to make any noise with the lips when eating.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Barbour says it was the development of a severe cold, a benumbment contracted in the hardships of his early wanderings.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The faces are rather square, with very high cheek-bones, and low contracted foreheads.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTRACTED

  • billed
  • contracted
  • engaged
  • lined up
  • locked in
  • reserved
  • slated
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.