contracted definition

  • adjective:
    • organized by agreement; founded by contract.
    • Made smaller by contraction.
    • sustained; obtained.
    • Drawn together; shrunken; wrinkled; slim.
    • slim; illiberal; selfish.
    • Bargained for; betrothed.
    • reduced in size or pulled collectively
  • verb:
    • Easy past tense and past participle of contract.
  • others:
    • Drawn together or into a smaller or narrower compass; shrunk.
    • slim; mean; selfish: since, a person of a contracted heart or mind.
    • Narrow or limited in means or options; limited, as by poverty; scanty; needy.
    • organized for or removed by agreement; particularly, betrothed.
    • In gram, and phonetics, reduced by combination or by omission of letters or noises. See contract, v. t., 3, and contraction, 3.

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