Pronunciation: (kon'trak-tur, kun-trak'tur), [key]
1. a person who contracts to furnish supplies or perform work at a certain price or rate.
2. something that contracts, esp. a muscle.
3. Bridge.the player or team who makes the final bid.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.