Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who agrees to perform part of the work specified in a previous contract between a contractor and another party.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who takes a part or the whole of a contract from the principal contractor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who takes a portion of a contract, as for work, from the principal contractor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A contractor hired by a general contractor employed by the contractor rather than directly hired by the customer.

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

  • noun someone who enters into a subcontract with the primary contractor

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From subcontract +‎ -or.

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