Definition of recontract in US English:

recontract

noun

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  • A fresh or renewed contract.

verb

  • 1with object To bind (a person) once more by the terms of a contract; to establish an agreement or contract concerning (something) again. Also without object, sometimes with for or with.

  • 2with object To make smaller or more compact again. Also without object: to become smaller again.

  • 3with object To acquire (especially an illness) again.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Rogers (c1553–1616), religious controversialist and Church of England clergyman. Either recontract, or from re- + contract after recontract<br>late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Beard (c1568–1632), Church of England clergyman and author. From re- + contract.

Pronunciation

recontract

/ˌriːˈkɒntrakt/