contracting[ noun, adjective, verb 15–17, 21, 22 kon-trakt; verb kuhn-trakt ]SEE DEFINITION OF contracting
Synonyms for contracting
- become smaller
- draw in
- fall away
- fall off
- grow less
- take in
Antonyms for contracting
- blow up
- let go
- break off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTRACTING
He must think of himself as an expanding being, not as a contracting one.
Imagination has a contracting, as well as an expansive faculty.
A tree, contracting in the cool of the night, made a loud noise.
The only certain means of curing them consists in not contracting them.
I may be contracting an engagement which cannot be, consistent with its principles, fulfilled.
Women are prohibited from contracting to work more than ten hours a day.
The fifth article regulates the trade between the contracting parties, in a manner entirely equal.
And Malone says he's going to stick to his contracting hereafter.
Contracting with his employer to pay him $30 for his release, that obstacle was overcome.
As for fortune, that was a consideration for the two contracting parties.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTRACTING
- engagement in activity application
- signing on
- taking on
- what one is into