contracted

  • 1 Contracted — Con*tract ed (k[o^]n*tr[a^]kt [e^]d), a. 1. Drawn together; shrunken; wrinkled; narrow; as, a contracted brow; a contracted noun. [1913 Webster] 2. Narrow; illiberal; selfish; as, a contracted mind; contracted views. [1913 Webster] 3. Bargained… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 contracted — index agreed (promised), brief, compact (dense), compact (pithy), concise, indentured …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 contracted — c.1600, agreed upon, also shrunken, shortened, pp. adj. from CONTRACT (Cf. contract) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Contracted — Contract Con*tract (k[o^]n*tr[a^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contracted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contracting}.] [L. contractus, p. p. of contrahere to contract; con + trahere to draw: cf. F. contracter. See {Trace}, and cf. {Contract}, n.] 1. To draw… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 contracted — contractedly, adv. contractedness, n. /keuhn trak tid/, adj. 1. drawn together; reduced in compass or size; made smaller; shrunken. 2. condensed; abridged. 3. (of the mind, outlook, etc.) narrow or illiberal; restricted: a contracted view of… …

    Universalium

  • 6 contracted — adjective reduced in size or pulled together the contracted pupils of her eyes • Ant: ↑expanded • Similar to: ↑contractile …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 contracted — См. contratto …

    Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • 8 contracted — adjective a) Arranged by contract; established by agreement. b) Made smaller by contraction …

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  • 9 contracted — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, abated, abbreviated, ablated, abridged, affianced, agreed, aposiopestic, arranged, assured, attenuated, bated, belittled, betrothed, blank, blind, blind alley, bound, brief, brusque, cecal, choked, choked off …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 contracted — con·tract·ed || kÉ™n træktɪd adj. made smaller in size or pulled together; shrunken; abridged; narrow; restricted con·tract || kÉ’ntrækt n. agreement, pact, covenant; (Slang) arrangement with a hired assassin to kill a person v. create a… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 contracted —   Narrowed, reduced in size, or pulled together, e.g. the leaflet bases of Macrozamia pauli guilielmi and many other cycad species …

    Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • 12 contracted — adj 1. compressed, concentrated, drawn together, made smaller, constricted, straitened, constringed, astringed, squeezed, tightened, cramped, pinched, bound, wrapped up; shrunken, shriveled, withered, dwindled, wasted; reduced, retrenched,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 13 contracted — /kənˈtræktəd/ (say kuhn traktuhd) adjective 1. drawn together; shrunken. 2. abridged; (of a word) shortened by the elision of part of it. –contractedly, adverb –contractedness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 contracted-out — An employer can contract out of the SERPs element out of the state pension scheme (hence qualifying for a contracted out rebate on NIC s ) by means of an occupational pension scheme. There are strict rules relating to occupational pension schemes …

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  • 15 contracted-out employment — United Kingdom Employment which is contracted out of the state second pension (S2P) (formerly the state earnings related pension scheme (SERPS)). Members in contracted out employment forego their S2P or SERPS pensions and instead are provided… …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 contracted-out money purchase scheme — (COMP scheme) A money purchase scheme that has contracted out of the state second pension (S2P). To qualify as a COMP scheme, the scheme must satisfy certain criteria set out in the Pension Schemes Act 1993. In particular, the empl …

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  • 17 contracted-out salary-related scheme — (COSR scheme) A salary related pension scheme (salary related scheme) that has contracted out of the state state second pension (S2P). To qualify as COSR scheme, the scheme must satisfy prescribed requirements, set out in the Pensi …

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  • 18 contracted-out salary related scheme — (COSR scheme) A salary related pension scheme (salary related scheme) that has contracted out of the state state second pension (S2P). To qualify as COS …

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  • 19 contracted out salary related scheme — (COSR scheme) A salary related pension scheme (salary related scheme) that has contracted out of the state state second pension (S2P). To qualify as COS …

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  • 20 contracted pelvis — n a pelvis that is abnormally small in one or more principal diameters and that consequently interferes with normal parturition * * * a pelvis in which there is a diminution of 1.5 to 2 cm in any important diameter; when all dimensions are… …

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