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contraction

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of contraction

  1. the act or process of reducing the size or volume of something by or as if by pressing most substances undergo contraction when cooled Synonyms of contraction compacting, compaction, condensation, condensing, constricting, constriction, contracting, compression, squeeze, squeezing, telescopingWords Related to contraction abbreviation, abridgment (or abridgement), curtailment, shortening; concentration, consolidation; simplification, streamlining; decreasing, diminishment, lesseningNear Antonyms of contraction dilation, dispersion, dissipation, scattering; distension (or distention), inflation, swellingAntonyms of contraction decompression, expansion



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