Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A contract that assigns some of the obligations of a prior contract to another party.
  • transitive v. To make a subcontract or a subcontract for.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To contract out portions of a larger contracted project.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A contract under, or subordinate to, a previous contract.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make a contract under a previous contract.
  • n. A contract under a previous contract.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. work under a subcontract; engage in a subcontract
  • v. arranged for contracted work to be done by others
  • n. a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract

Etymologies

sub- +‎ contract (Wiktionary)

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