Synonyms for contraction
This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term contraction.
The country's economic contraction was caused by high oil prices.
The contraction of AIDS from toilet seats is extremely rare.
Our contraction of debt in this quarter has reduced our ability to attract investors.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
An abbreviation is a shortening by any method; a contraction is a reduction of size by the drawing together of the parts. A contraction of a word is made by omitting certain letters or syllables and bringing together the first and last letters or elements; an abbreviation may be made either by omitting certain portions from the interior or by cutting off a part; a contraction is an abbreviation, but an abbreviation is not necessarily a contraction; rec't for receipt, mdse. for merchandise, and Dr. for debtor are contractions; they are also abbreviations; Am. for American is an abbreviation, but not a contraction. Abbreviation and contraction are used of words and phrases, abridgment of books, paragraphs, sentences, etc. Compare ABRIDGMENT.
contraction, muscular contraction, muscle contractionnoun
(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
compression, condensation, contractionnoun
the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
"the contraction of a gas on cooling"
a word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds
"`won't' is a contraction of `will not'"; "`o'clock' is a contraction of `of the clock'"
the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
Words popularity by usage frequency
The contraction of the Mexican economy during the epidemic is much bigger than that of other recent crises.
We expect miners to continue to cut capex, which raises concerns over their longer term profitability, that's why we think we're nearing the floor in copper... as the cuts in capex will lead to a constriction on supply. Markets have also priced in a big contraction in Chinese consumption, which the data is not supporting.
The damage caused by any recession tends to be rapid, while the healing process often takes years, the unprecedented speed and magnitude of this contraction is being followed by an exceptionally rapid restart, but one that is not surprisingly already showing clear signs of slowing. That should be expected to continue.
Confidence in the U.S. economy is just as important as geopolitical risk when it comes to thinking about risk aversion, and Wal-Mart's slide is significant in that it doesn't bode well for consumer spending in the U.S., it's effect on risk appetite may have been amplified by the fact that U.S. CPI figures due ahead of the weekend are expected by some to show contraction.
Our main concern is that it would cause an enormous contraction in the economy, which is already extremely fragile.
Translations for contraction
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- свиване, скъсяване, контракция, съкращениеBulgarian
- contraccióCatalan, Valencian
- Kontraktion, Verkleinerung, ZusammenziehenGerman
- tarttuminen, lähentyminen, supistus, taantuma, tartunta, supistumamuoto, synnytyssupistus, kontraktio, lihassupistus, supistuminenFinnish
- 収縮, 陣痛, 攣縮Japanese
- 단축어, 위축, 단축Korean
- sammentrekning, kontraksjon, forminskningNorwegian
- forma ściąnięta, kontrakcjaPolish
- сокращение, сжатие, стяжениеRussian
- контракција, трудовиSerbo-Croatian
- minskning, kontraktion, sammandragningSwedish
- co thắtVietnamese
Get even more translations for contraction »
Find a translation for the contraction synonym in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:
"contraction." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 4 Oct. 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/contraction>.