The company was awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to build a new courthouse.
They will make a legal contract for the marriage to take place in June.
2. To become ill with a disease: Doreen apparently did indeed contract malaria while she was traveling in Africa.
3. To make an agreement to work or to pay someone to work: The carpenter will contract with the couple to do the work on their house.
4. To agree formally to a marriage, an alliance, etc.: The company wanted to contract an alliance with a former competitor.
The two families agreed to sign a contract which would create a formal contract between them.
However, this contract was canceled when one of the family members appeared to contract a disease while traveling abroad.