Definitions of contractor

  1. a bodily organ that contracts Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (law) a party to a contract Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. One of the parties to a written agreement; one who undertakes to supply or construct for a stated sum. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A party to a contract. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A party to a contract; one who works, builds, etc., under contract; a muscle that serves to contract. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. One who contracts, specially to perform any work or service at a certain price or rate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. One who agrees to do a certain service or work at a stipulated price or rate. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for contractor

  1. Almost before they had finished discussing her, however, she had found a husband, in the shape of the wealthy foreign contractor Mayer, who wanted a wife from a good Roman house, and cared not at all for money. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  2. This is generally true, but in Ireland the tenant who is thus treated as though he had been an unfettered party to the original agreement, has not the shadow of the character of a voluntary contractor – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan