Antonyms and Synonyms for contraction

1. contraction (n.)

(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)


2. contraction (n.)

the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

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3. contraction (n.)

the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together


4. contraction (n.)

a word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds