Definition of Contractor:

  1. Independent entity that agrees to furnish certain number or quantity of goods, material, equipment, personnel, and/or services that meet or exceed stated requirements or specifications, at a mutually agreed upon price and within a specified timeframe to another independent entity called contractee, principal, or project owner. Also called construction firm.

  2. A person or company that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labor to perform a service or do a job.

Synonyms of Contractor

Contractor, Entrepreneur, Promoter, Impresario, Arranger, Fixer, Trader, Dealer, Director, Manager, Partner, Businessman, Businesswoman, Financier, Venture capitalist, Speculator

How to use Contractor in a sentence?

  1. The school meals service is provided by private contractors.
  2. Since the production company knew that they would not be able to complete the task in time, they hired a contractor to come in and help them with some of the jobs, to speed the process up.
  3. We will hire a contractor to keep the lawn mowed and ensure the parking lot stays clean during the summer.
  4. I decided to hire the contractor as I did not want to hire a conventional, full time employee at the present moment.

Meaning of Contractor & Contractor Definition