Origin of contractor
Related Words for contractorconstructor
Examples from the Web for contractor
Contemporary Examples of contractor
Doyle, officially a contractor, said he was told that he was being let go as part of a program of layoffs at the New Mexico lab.Fired From Los Alamos for Pushing Obama's Nuclear Agenda
Center for Public Integrity
July 31, 2014
“Technology enables dissent,” the former NSA contractor told the crowd of thousands via video screen, this time sans robot.Snowden Tells Hackers of the World to Unite
July 20, 2014
“I saw a lunatic, simply stated,” the victim, a contractor from nearby Bristol, told police.Can America’s Favorite Ex-Con Mayor Win Again?
June 22, 2014
One contractor even said to Mendoza, "We are not going to build a cage with the lion already inside."Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens
June 7, 2014
The contractor they chose found mighty cheap oil, called “waste” oil, that came from a nearby chemical factory.Antibacterial Soap’s Deadly Secret
May 21, 2014
Historical Examples of contractor
He was standing in front of the building, discussing some matter with the contractor.Her Father's Daughter
Later on, his father, as a contractor for the army, had made a considerable fortune.Fruitfulness
He can call for them at any time, and the contractor must deliver them into his charge.
Terms as low as those of any other contractor for the same kind and style of work.The Biglow Papers
James Russell Lowell
He's a contractor himself, who furnishes labor for the quarries.Sonnie-Boy's People
James B. Connolly
1540s, "one who enters into a contract," from Late Latin contractor, agent noun from past participle stem of Latin contrahere (see contract (n.)); specifically of "one who enters into a contract to provide work, services, or goods" from 1724.