Associations to the word «Contracted»


CONTRACTED, adjective. (not comparable) Arranged by contract; established by agreement.
CONTRACTED, adjective. Made smaller by contraction.
CONTRACTED, adjective. Incurred; acquired.
CONTRACTED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of contract

Dictionary definition

CONTRACTED, adjective. Reduced in size or pulled together; "the contracted pupils of her eyes".

Wise words

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