Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) contract (a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law)
- S: (n) contract, declaration ((contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make)
- S: (n) contract, contract bridge (a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid)
- S: (v) contract, undertake (enter into a contractual arrangement)
- S: (v) sign, contract, sign on, sign up (engage by written agreement) "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"
- S: (v) compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press (squeeze or press together) "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"
- S: (v) contract, take, get (be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness) "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill"
- S: (v) shrink, contract (become smaller or draw together) "The fabric shrank"; "The balloon shrank"
- S: (v) contract (make smaller) "The heat contracted the woollen garment"
- S: (v) condense, concentrate, contract (compress or concentrate) "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
- S: (v) narrow, contract (make or become more narrow or restricted) "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
- S: (v) abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce (reduce in scope while retaining essential elements) "The manuscript must be shortened"