To better see all uses of the word
Heart of Darkness
please enable javascript.

Used In
Heart of Darkness
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • I flew around like mad to get ready, and before forty-eight hours I was crossing the Channel to show myself to my employers, and sign the contract.
  • Brought from all the recesses of the coast in all the legality of time contracts, lost in uncongenial surroundings, fed on unfamiliar food, they sickened, became inefficient, and were then allowed to crawl away and rest.

  • There are no more uses of "contract" in the book.

To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
as in: legal contract Define
an agreement - typically written and enforceable by law
as in: contract the disease Define
to get -- especially in reference to a disease
as in: the metal contracted Define
when something gets shorter or smaller
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading