contracted[ kuh n-trak-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF contracted
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTRACTED
A great debt has been contracted in securing to us and our posterity the Union.
He was dying of inflammation of the liver, contracted in Senegal.
Also, a premium can be contracted for, in the way of free association, for skilled labour.
He also contracted to supply the commissariat, which he did with advantage to the army and profit to himself.
(You are now making deliveries to your trade as contracted).
She had few or no faults besides what she contracted in her gallantry.
I thought that he, like myself, had contracted a life-long obligation.
And what inner conflict, what matter that had to be decided, contracted his face like that?
She had not yet wept; her face was livid, contracted, hardened by cold rage.
His features were pinched and contracted, and his young face was looking old and worn.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTRACTED
- at fault
- at the helm
- bound to
- carrying the load
- devolving on
- in authority
- in control
- minding the store
- on the hook
- sworn to
- to blame
- under contract
- under obligation
- stiff as a board