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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Contracted(0.01219 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Contracted.
English → Indonesian (quick)
akad, kontrak, mengerut, mengerutkan, pergulatan
English → English (WordNet)
adj : reduced in size or pulled together; “the contracted pupils
of her eyes” [ant: expanded]
English → English (gcide)
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.
2. Narrow; illiberal; selfish; as, a contracted mind;
3. Bargained for; betrothed; as, a contracted peace.
Inquire me out contracted bachelors. --Shak.
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 together or nearer; to reduce to a less compass;
to shorten, narrow, or lessen; as, to contract one's
sphere of action.
In all things desuetude doth contract and narrow our
faculties. --Dr. H. More.
2. To draw together so as to wrinkle; to knit.
Thou didst contract and purse thy brow. --Shak.
3. To bring on; to incur; to acquire; as, to contract a
habit; to contract a debt; to contract a disease.
Each from each contract new strength and light.
Such behavior we contract by having much conversed
with persons of high station. --Swift.
4. To enter into, with mutual obligations; to make a bargain
or covenant for.
We have contracted an inviolable amity, peace, and
lague with the aforesaid queen. --Hakluyt.
Many persons . . . had contracted marriage within
the degrees of consanguinity . . . prohibited by
5. To betroth; to affiance.
The truth is, she and I, long since contracted,
Are now so sure, that nothing can dissolve us.
6. (Gram.) To shorten by omitting a letter or letters or by
reducing two or more vowels or syllables to one.
Syn: To shorten; abridge; epitomize; narrow; lessen;
condense; reduce; confine; incur; assume.