American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A contract that assigns some of the obligations of a prior contract to another party.
- v. To make a subcontract or a subcontract for.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A contract under a previous contract.
- To make a contract under a previous contract.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A contract under, or subordinate to, a previous contract.
- 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
- sub- + contract (Wiktionary)
“Interestingly, Boeing has a long-term subcontract agreement with Northrop Grumman for continued production of major sections of 747, 757, 767, and 777 airliners worth approximately $6 billion, depending on the total number of airliners delivered.”
“He enjoyed a "busy private life" and tended to 'subcontract' the fiddly bits like pastry-making.”
“101.6 The term "subcontract" means any agreement of any kind (whether in the form of a letter of intent, purchase order, or otherwise) pursuant to which work, supplies, or services required for the performance of a prime contractor were furnished by a subcontractor (including a materialman) to a prime contractor of higher tier subcontractor of any agency at any time during the statutory period.”
“On the night of September 8, 2008, Santos was working as part of an inexperienced, unsupervised subcontract crew on a remodeling project at Wal-Mart store #2103 on Providence Highway in Walpole.”
“Dad explained that he could do a lot of the finish work himself, the wood trim, carpentry, and painting—precisely the kind of labor that was most time-consuming, requiring a good eye and steady brush, and would be costly to subcontract.”
“Business owners that team or subcontract to procure federal contracts are far more likely to win those dollars.”
“Often they subcontract to contingency-fee firms who do the actual harassment.”
“These rights are meaningless if companies are allowed to transfer work, subcontract work, or send work overseas as punishment for workers exercising their legal rights.”
“I also write AS a subcontract under those terms when colleagues have an overload of work.”
“DAI ended up paying the full amount of the subcontract plus idle-equipment fees amounting to about $740,000 -- costs that were passed along to USAID.”
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