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I didn't have a big-time contract out of college like most athletes. In fact I had no contract at all.
Lolo Jones

Meaning of "contract out" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTRACT OUT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTRACT OUT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Contract out is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb contract out in English.

WHAT DOES CONTRACT OUT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of contract out in the English dictionary

The definition of contract out in the dictionary is to agree not to participate in something, esp the state pension scheme.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CONTRACT OUT

PRESENT

Present
I contract out
you contract out
he/she/it contracts out
we contract out
you contract out
they contract out
Present continuous
I am contracting out
you are contracting out
he/she/it is contracting out
we are contracting out
you are contracting out
they are contracting out
Present perfect
I have contracted out
you have contracted out
he/she/it has contracted out
we have contracted out
you have contracted out
they have contracted out
Present perfect continuous
I have been contracting out
you have been contracting out
he/she/it has been contracting out
we have been contracting out
you have been contracting out
they have been contracting out
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I contracted out
you contracted out
he/she/it contracted out
we contracted out
you contracted out
they contracted out
Past continuous
I was contracting out
you were contracting out
he/she/it was contracting out
we were contracting out
you were contracting out
they were contracting out
Past perfect
I had contracted out
you had contracted out
he/she/it had contracted out
we had contracted out
you had contracted out
they had contracted out
Past perfect continuous
I had been contracting out
you had been contracting out
he/she/it had been contracting out
we had been contracting out
you had been contracting out
they had been contracting out
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will contract out
you will contract out
he/she/it will contract out
we will contract out
you will contract out
they will contract out
Future continuous
I will be contracting out
you will be contracting out
he/she/it will be contracting out
we will be contracting out
you will be contracting out
they will be contracting out
Future perfect
I will have contracted out
you will have contracted out
he/she/it will have contracted out
we will have contracted out
you will have contracted out
they will have contracted out
Future perfect continuous
I will have been contracting out
you will have been contracting out
he/she/it will have been contracting out
we will have been contracting out
you will have been contracting out
they will have been contracting out
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would contract out
you would contract out
he/she/it would contract out
we would contract out
you would contract out
they would contract out
Conditional continuous
I would be contracting out
you would be contracting out
he/she/it would be contracting out
we would be contracting out
you would be contracting out
they would be contracting out
Conditional perfect
I would have contract out
you would have contract out
he/she/it would have contract out
we would have contract out
you would have contract out
they would have contract out
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been contracting out
you would have been contracting out
he/she/it would have been contracting out
we would have been contracting out
you would have been contracting out
they would have been contracting out
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you contract out
we let´s contract out
you contract out
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to contract out
Past participle
contracted out
Present Participle
contracting out
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTRACT OUT

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contract killer
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contract law
contract of employment
contract of service
contract price
contract work
contractability
contractable
contractedly
contractedness
contractibility
contractible
contractibly
contractile
contractility
contracting party
contraction

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTRACT OUT

act out
check out
cut out
eat out
flat out
get out
hit out
left out
let out
night out
opt out
point out
print out
push the boat out
put out
set out
shoot out
sit out
sort out
start out
sweat out

Synonyms and antonyms of contract out in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «contract out» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTRACT OUT

Find out the translation of contract out to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of contract out from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contract out» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

外判
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contratar
570 millions of speakers

English

contract out
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अनुबंध से बाहर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التعاقد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

контрактной основе
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contratar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চুক্তি আউট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

traitance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kontrak keluar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Auslagerung von
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

下請けに出す
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아웃 계약
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kontrak metu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hợp đồng ra
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒப்பந்தம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

करार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Anlaşma yapmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

appaltare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

umowy z
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

контрактній основі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

contracteze
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αναθέσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitkontrakteer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kontrakt ut
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kontrakt ut
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contract out

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRACT OUT»

The term «contract out» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.787 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRACT OUT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «contract out» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «contract out» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contract out

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QUOTES WITH «CONTRACT OUT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word contract out.
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Lolo Jones
I didn't have a big-time contract out of college like most athletes. In fact I had no contract at all.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTRACT OUT»

Discover the use of contract out in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contract out and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Sexual Contract
The body and the self of the prostitute are not offered in the market; she can contract out use of her services without detriment to herself. Feminists who argue that the prostitute epitomizes women's subjection to men, can now also be told that ...
Carole Pateman, 1988
2
Getting Out of a Contract: A Practical Guide for Business
The clause in that case was ineffective because it failed to be reasonable as a whole.8 Between sophisticated business parties it should be possible to agree that the final contract sets out all the terms and that the parties contract out of liability ...
Adam Rose, David Leibowitz, Adrian Magnus, 2001
3
Contracting Out for Human Services: Economic, Political, and ...
This book explores contracting out in the important area of human services, covering the critical conditions of contracting and the vital points of politics, procedures, service quality, and effectiveness.
Ruth Hoogland DeHoog, 1984
4
Contract Labour: Sixth Item on the Agenda
The agreement stipulates that the employer may contract out work to an enterprise which is an open shop or to other subcontractors employing workers who are not members of a "legitimate" trade union, provided that, inter alia: (i) the rate of ...
‎1996
5
Understanding the Teacher Union Contract: A Citizen's Handbook
Therefore, boards should oppose restrictions on their rights to contract out for services just as vigorously as do private companies. This does not mean or imply that school boards can or should ignore the impact of contracting out on any school ...
Myron Lieberman
6
Transit labor arrangements most transit agencies report ...
Appendix I GAO's Survey Instrument and Overall Results 22. Which of the following best describes the effect of Section 13(c) on your agency's ability to contract out for fixed-route transportation or fixed-route transportation-related services ...
7
New Zealand Contract and Commercial Legislation (2013 edition)
42(3) [Contracting out is misrepresentation] Every creditor commits an offence against section 13(i) of the Fair Trading Act 1986 who purports to contract out of any provision of this Act. History S 42 substituted by No 127 of 1999, s 10, effective ...
CCH New Zealand Ltd, 2013
8
The Responsible Contract Manager: Protecting the Public ...
For example, one might assume that a university cannot contract out instruction and an army cannot contract out fighting. However, we have examples of both forms of contracting. A fashion company like Calvin Klein not only contracts out ...
Steven Cohen, William B. Eimicke, 2008
9
Effective Removal of Pavement Markings:
Table 7. DOT—contract vs. in-house pavement marking removal. Does your agency contract out for pavement marking removal or use in- house crews and equipment? Please explain the conditions of each. Number of Responses Contract ...
Adam Matthew Pike, Jeffrey D. Miles, 2013
10
Insurance Contract Law: The Business Insured's Duty of ...
CONTRACTING OUT The 2007 proposals and respondents' views In 2007, we proposed that the parties to business insurance should be entitled to contract out of most of the proposed reforms. Sixty-two consultees gave their views on this ...
U K Stationery Office, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTRACT OUT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term contract out is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Demonstrators sing in California Hall to protest UC Berkeley's use of …
The university may contract out work if it needs to obtain special services and equipment not available internally or if the work would not be ... «Daily Californian, Jul 15»
2
Nova Scotia Health Authority eyes privatizing food production in …
To save money, the authority said it's preparing to contract out food staff jobs unless the union can find savings or agrees to work for less. «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
3
Should our trusted GPs be forced to make such brutal decisions?
Aside from being involved in the high-contentious move to contract out cancer and end-of-life care, it is the first in Britain to cut funding for some ... «Stoke Sentinel, Jul 15»
4
AdEPT Telecom's growth story continues
... agencies can buy from, without having to go through the hassle of putting a contract out for tender, and so are much more significant than individual tenders. «Proactive Investors UK, Jul 15»
5
Hacking Team hacker identity linked to Gamma International attack
“A supply chain assessment should be made every time you put a contract out to a third party and take a view of the risk involved, and the level ... «SC Magazine UK, Jul 15»
6
UPDATE: Stagecoach Says South West Franchise Opened Up For …
... South Western Trains Ltd subsidiary on the direct award of the new South West rail franchise and will be putting the contract out to tender. «London South East, Jul 15»
7
Exclusive: £40m Vodafone repair and logistics deal up for grabs
Vodafone has put its repair and logistics contract out to tender as it looks to slash its £40 million annual costs in half. The operator issued the ... «Mobile News, Jul 15»
8
Leaked memo from strikebreaker law firm says it's too late to stop the …
Ullah criticised elements of the legal aid law firm fraternity for not holding firm when Whitehall put the reformed contract out for tender. «Legal Cheek, Jul 15»
9
County extends airport contract pending study results
The airport has failed to break even for years and the short notice left little time if the commissioners wanted to put the contract out for bid. «Hamilton Journal News, Jul 15»
10
Real Madrid Transfer News: Sergio Ramos Set for New Contract …
Equally, to judge this as simply a means of getting a new contract out of Madrid is wrong; it has gone well beyond that, and Ramos' desire to ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»

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