- a commitment by the declarer and his or her partner to take six tricks plus the number specified by the final bid made.
- the final bid itself.
- the number of tricks so specified, plus six.
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synonym study for contract
Examples from the Web for non-contract
It was up to the men on the non-contract roads and yards to decide for themselves about joining the strike.The Great Steel Strike and its Lessons|William Z. Foster
All mails not carried by the mileage basis under this act are carried by non-contract vessels on the weight basis.The American Postal Service|Louis Melius
British Dictionary definitions for non-contract
- (in the bidding sequence before play) the highest bid, which determines trumps and the number of tricks one side must try to make
- the number and suit of these tricks
- a criminal agreement to kill a particular person in return for an agreed sum of money
- (as modifier)a contract killing
Derived forms of contractcontractible, adjectivecontractibly, adverb
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A legally binding agreement between two or more parties.