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con·tra·er  Verb
  1. Translate "contraer" to English: catch, acquire, contract, get
    Spanish Synonyms of "contraer": dar, atrapar, coger, contagiarse, contagiarse de, entrar, pegarse
    Define meaning of "contraer": Adquirir costumbres, vicios, enfermedades, deudas, etc.
  2. Contraje paperas hace un mes, I caught the mumps a month ago.

  3. Translate "contraer" to English: contract, compress, shorten, constrict, narrow, shrink, constringe, retrench
    Spanish Synonyms of "contraer": acortar, compactar, comprimir, encoger, prensar, apelmazar, estrechar, reducir, sobrecomprimir
    Define meaning of "contraer": Estrechar, encoger, juntar(se) cosas entre sí.
  4. La máquina contrajo las palancas, The machine contracted the levers.

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  5. Translate "contraer" to English: incur in, fall into
    Spanish Synonyms of "contraer": incurrir en, adquirir
    Define meaning of "contraer": Adquirir costumbres, vicios, enfermedades, deudas, etc.
  6. Contrajo una deuda tremenda, She incurred in an enormous debt.

  7. Translate "contraer" to English: contract, agree to
    Spanish Synonyms of "contraer": estar de acuerdo con, acceder a
    Define meaning of "contraer": Asumir responsabilidades u obligaciones.
  8. Ella contrajo un servicio, She contracted=agreed to a service.

  9. Translate "contraer" to English: contract, tauten, tense
    Spanish Synonyms of "contraer": tensar, poner en tensión
    Define meaning of "contraer": Poner tensa alguna cosa; estirar. ; Tensar; poner tirantes los cabos o cuerdas y cadenas, velas, toldos y otras cosas parecidas.
  10. Ella contrajo todos sus músculos, She contracted all her muscles.

  11. Translate "contraer" to English: shorten, abbreviate, abridge, condense
    Spanish Synonyms of "contraer": resumir, compendiar, hacer breve, acortar, condensar, abstraer, abreviar, hacer menos extenso, sincopar
    Define meaning of "contraer": Reducir o acortar algo a términos breves y precisos, considerando únicamente lo esencial.
  12. Contraje tu ensayo por estética, I shortened your essay for aesthetics.

  13. Translate "contraer" to English: contract, shrink
    Define meaning of "contraer": Estrechar, encoger, juntar(se) cosas entre sí.
  14. Las gotas contrajeron sus pupilas, The drops contracted her pupils.

Verb Conjugation for "contraer"
Gerund: contrayendo
Past Participle: contraído
























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