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Definition of Contracted

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Contracted Con*tract"ed, a. 1. Drawn together; shrunken; wrinkled; narrow; as, a contracted brow; a contracted noun. 2. Narrow; illiberal; selfish; as, a contracted mind; contracted views. 3. Bargained for; betrothed; as, a contracted peace. Inquire me out contracted bachelors. --Shak.
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Dependent De*pend"ent, a. [L. dependens, -entis, p. pr. dependere. See Depend, and cf. Dependant.] 1. Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf. 2. Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not able to exist, or sustain itself, or to perform anything, without the will, power, or aid of something else; not self-sustaining; contingent or conditioned; subordinate; -- often with on or upon; as, dependent on God; dependent upon friends. England, long dependent and degraded, was again a power of the first rank. --Macaulay. Dependent covenant or contract (Law), one not binding until some connecting stipulation is performed. Dependent variable (Math.), a varying quantity whose changes are arbitrary, but are regarded as produced by changes in another variable, which is called the independent variable.
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Wager Wa"ger, n. Wagering, or gambling, contract. A contract which is of the nature of wager. Contracts of this nature include various common forms of valid commercial contracts, as contracts of insurance, contracts dealing in futures, options, etc. Other wagering contracts and bets are now generally made illegal by statute against betting and gambling, and wagering has in many cases been made a criminal offence. Wages Wa"ges, n. pl. (Theoretical Economics) The share of the annual product or national dividend which goes as a reward to labor, as distinct from the remuneration received by capital in its various forms. This economic or technical sense of the word wages is broader than the current sense, and includes not only amounts actually paid to laborers, but the remuneration obtained by those who sell the products of their own work, and the wages of superintendence or management, which are earned by skill in directing the work of others.
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Contract Con*tract", v. i. 1. To be drawn together so as to be diminished in size or extent; to shrink; to be reduced in compass or in duration; as, iron contracts in cooling; a rope contracts when wet. Years contracting to a moment. --Wordsworth. 2. To make an agreement; to covenant; to agree; to bargain; as, to contract for carrying the mail.
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Contract Con"tract, a. Contracted; as, a contract verb. --Goodwin.
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Contract Con*tract", a. [L. contractus, p. p.] Contracted; affianced; betrothed. [Obs.] --Shak.
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Contract Con"tract, n. [L. contractus, fr. contrahere: cf. F. contrat, formerly also contract.] 1. (Law) The agreement of two or more persons, upon a sufficient consideration or cause, to do, or to abstain from doing, some act; an agreement in which a party undertakes to do, or not to do, a particular thing; a formal bargain; a compact; an interchange of legal rights. --Wharton. 2. A formal writing which contains the agreement of parties, with the terms and conditions, and which serves as a proof of the obligation. 3. The act of formally betrothing a man and woman. This is the the night of the contract. --Longwellow. Syn: Covenant; agreement; compact; stipulation; bargain; arrangement; obligation. See Covenant.

Meaning of Contracted from wikipedia

- with their growing atomic number Contracted (film), a 2013 horror thriller film by Eric England and its sequel Contracted: Phase II (2015) which directed...
- only void a contract if the mistake of the subject-matter was sufficiently fundamental to render its identity different from what was contracted, making the...
- (November 8, 2013). "Film Review: Contracted". Variety. Retrieved April 2, 2014. Contracted at IMDb Contracted at Rotten Tomatoes Contracted at Metacritic...
- Contracted: Phase II is a 2015 American zombie-body horror independent film and the sequel to the 2013 film Contracted. The film was directed by Josh Forbes...
- In finance, a ****ures contract (sometimes called ****ures) is a standardized legal agreement to buy or sell something at a predetermined price at a specified...
- In moral and political philosophy, the social contract is a theory or model that originated during the Age of Enlightenment and usually concerns the legitimacy...
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- A contract of sale, sales contract, sales order, or contract for sale is a legal contract for the purchase of ****ets (goods or property) by a buyer (or...
- A hammer toe or contracted toe is a deformity of the muscles and ligaments of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the second, third, fourth, or fifth...
- A smart contract is a computer program or a transaction protocol which is intended to automatically execute, control or do****ent legally relevant events...