Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun subcontract

1 sense of subcontract

Sense 1
subcontract -- (a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract)
       => contract -- (a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb subcontract

2 senses of subcontract

Sense 1
subcontract, farm out, job -- (arranged for contracted work to be done by others)
       => hire, engage, employ -- (engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?")

Sense 2
subcontract -- (work under a subcontract; engage in a subcontract)
       => work, do work -- (be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college")

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