under contract

Definition of under contract

:required to provide something (such as work or a service) according to the terms stated in a contract
  • She is under contract with the TV station for three more years.

Word by Word Definitions

under play
  1. : in or into a position below or beneath something

  2. : below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

  3. : in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. : below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

  2. : subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

  3. : receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. : lying or placed below, beneath, or on the ventral side

  2. : facing or protruding downward

  3. : lower in rank or authority : subordinate

contract play
  1. : a binding agreement between two or more persons or parties

  2. : a business arrangement for the supply of goods or services at a fixed price

  3. : the act of marriage or an agreement to marry

  1. : to bring on oneself especially inadvertently : incur

  2. : to become affected with

  3. : to establish or undertake by contract

  1. : hired to execute a contract (see 1contract 1a)


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