Synonyms for Contracting:
Stipulating, conforming, Acceding, blessing, concurring, welcoming, approving, agreeing, Pledging, sanctioning, Endorsing, Affirming, Acquiescing, accepting, consenting, promising, Cooperating, empathizing, assenting, Capitulating.
condensing, withering, squeezing.
abating, decrementing, Concentrating, compressing, Truncating, Curtailing, lessening, lowering, Deducting, shortening, decreasing, diminishing, Depleting, receding, eroding, Abbreviating, dwindling, Compacting, draining, shrinking, subsiding, deflating, dying down, Abridging.
nipping, shearing, Culling, paring, tapering, shaving, clipping, trimming, Bobbing, lightening, Cropping, minimizing, Weeding, reducing, downgrading, pruning.
engaging, Maneuvering, proceeding, Assaying, Aiming, Volunteering, performing, Attempting, Venturing, approaching, acting, exploiting, Committing, Endeavoring, undertaking.
renting, Leasing, Employing.
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Usage examples for contracting
The half starved and ill clad army of Northern Virginia was in the trenches around Petersburg, and the now contracting area of country available for supplies, had been so thoroughly drained, that it became a vital question how to provision the troops. – The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner by John Wilkinson