|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) To draw together or nearer; to reduce to a less compass; to shorten, narrow, or lessen; as, to contract one's sphere of action.
2. (n.) To draw together so as to wrinkle; to knit.
3. (n.) To bring on; to incur; to acquire; as, to contract a habit; to contract a debt; to contract a disease.
4. (n.) To enter into, with mutual obligations; to make a bargain or covenant for.
5. (n.) To betroth; to affiance.
6. (n.) To shorten by omitting a letter or letters or by reducing two or more vowels or syllables to one.
7. (v. i.) 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.
8. (v. i.) To make an agreement; to covenant; to agree; to bargain; as, to contract for carrying the mail.
9. (a.) Contracted; as, a contract verb.
10. (a.) Contracted; affianced; betrothed.
11. (n.) 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.
12. (n.) A formal writing which contains the agreement of parties, with the terms and conditions, and which serves as a proof of the obligation.
13. (n.) The act of formally betrothing a man and woman.
Contract (3 Occurrences)
Isaiah 16:14 But now Yahweh has spoken, saying, "Within three years, as a worker bound by contract would count them, the glory of Moab shall be brought into contempt, with all his great multitude; and the remnant will be very small and feeble." (WEB NIV)
Isaiah 21:16 For the Lord said to me, "Within a year, as a worker bound by contract would count it, all the glory of Kedar will fail, (WEB NIV)
Jeremiah 32:10 And I subscribed the contract, and sealed it, and took witnesses, and weighed him the money in the balances. (WBS)