HyperDic: contractor

English > 4 senses of the word contractor:
NOUNperson contractorsomeone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things
person contractor, declarerthe bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps
person contractor(law) a party to a contract
bodycontractor, contractile organa bodily organ that contracts
contractor > pronunciation
Soundskaa'ntrae.kter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > contractor: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things.
Narrowerdefense contractorA contractor concerned with the development and manufacture of systems of defense
hauler, haulierA haulage contractor
ship-breakerA contractor who buys old ships and breaks them up for scrap
subcontractorsomeone who enters into a subcontract with the primary contractor
Broaderbuilder, constructorsomeone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building)
Spanishcontratista
Catalancontractista
Verbscontractenter into a contractual arrangement
English > contractor: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps.
Synonymdeclarer
Broaderbridge player, handA card player in a game of bridge
English > contractor: 4 senses > noun 3, person
Meaning(law) a party to a contract.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerbuilder, constructorsomeone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building)
BroaderpartyA person involved in legal proceedings
Spanishcontratista
Catalancontractista
English > contractor: 4 senses > noun 4, body
MeaningA bodily organ that contracts.
Synonymcontractile organ
Narrowermuscle, musculusOne of the contractile organs of the body
BroaderorganA fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
Spanishórgano contráctil
Catalanòrgan contràctil
Verbscontractsqueeze or press together

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