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Definitions of contract:
  • noun:   a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid
  • noun:   a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
  • noun:   (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
  • verb:   enter into a contractual arrangement
  • verb:   be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
  • verb:   make smaller
    Example: "The heat contracted the woollen garment"
  • verb:   become smaller or draw together
  • verb:   engage by written agreement
  • verb:   make or become more narrow or restricted
  • verb:   compress or concentrate
  • verb:   squeeze or press together
    Example: "The spasm contracted the muscle"
  • verb:   reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

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