contractor

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

con·trac·tor

noun \1 usually ˈkän-ˌtrak-tər, 2 usually kən-ˈ\

: a person who is hired to perform work or to provide goods at a certain price or within a certain time

Full Definition of CONTRACTOR

1
:  one that contracts or is party to a contract: as
a :  one that contracts to perform work or provide supplies
b :  one that contracts to erect buildings
2
:  something (as a muscle) that contracts or shortens

Examples of CONTRACTOR

  1. They hired a contractor to remodel the kitchen.

First Known Use of CONTRACTOR

1548

con·trac·tor

noun \ˈkän-ˌtrak-tər, kən-ˈ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONTRACTOR

: something (as a muscle) that contracts or shortens

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