English synonyms about - contact  


Roget category 769

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.8. Conditional intersocial volition

#769. Compact


compact, contract, agreement, bargainaffidationpact, pactionbond, covenant, indenturebundobast, deal.
stipulation, settlement, conventioncompromise, cartel.
Protocol, treaty, concordat, Zollverein [G.], Sonderbund [G.], charter, Magna Charta [Lat.], Progmatic Sanction, customs union, free trade regionGeneral Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, GATTmost favored nation status.
negotiation etc. (bargaining) 794diplomacy etc. (mediation) 724negotiator etc. (agent) 758.
ratification, completion, signature, seal, sigil [Lat.], signet.


contract, covenant, agree forengage etc. (promise) 768.
treat, negotiate, stipulate, make termsbargain etc. (barter) 794.
make a bargain, strike a bargaincome to terms, come to an understandingcompromise etc. 774set at restclose, close withconclude, complete, settleconfirm, ratify, clench, subscribe, underwriteendorse, indorseput the seal tosign, seal etc. (attest) 467indent.
take one at one's word, bargain by inch of candle.


agreed etc. v. — conventionalunder hand and seal.


caveat emptor.

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