contraction synonyms and antonyms

contraction

English muscular contraction, muscle contraction, shrinkage, compression, decrease, contraction
French contraction, contraction d un muscle, contraction musculaire, raccourcissement

muscle contraction

English contraction, muscle contraction

shrinkage

English shoplifting, shrinking

compression

English contraction, compression, compressing, compaction, condensation
French compression, condensation

decrease

English contraction, abate, curtailment, decline, abatement, cut, declension, decrement, ebb, ebbing, lessening, reduction, subsidence, wane, waning, contract, curtail, diminish, drop, dwindle, lessen, lower, reduce, retrench, subside, diminishment, diminution, drop off, fade, fall, minify, moderate, retrenchment, step down
French diminuer, abaissement, abaisser, abréger, amoindrir, baisser, croître, diminution, décroître, réduction, réduire, tomber

contraction antonyms

go up, increase, burn up, foul up, get up, decompression, elevate, go hard or go home, put up or shut up, growth, gain, go bankrupt, go belly up, dilatation, expansion, extension, arise, climb, come up, go on, go backward, back up, advance, rise, burn down, approach, ascend, build, rarefaction, extension cord, extension phone, extension service, file name extension, filename extension, build up, gain ground, telephone extension, university extension, dilation, distension, distention, rear, decompressing, development, dignify, elaboration, cheer up, ennoble, lift, promote, raise, enlargement, expanding upon, inflation, lift someone's spirits, lord, accept, accretion, acquire, add on, addition, allonge, bring in, cancer, clear, earn, denotation, annex, elongation, reference, propagation, amplification, profit, reach, derive, gather, get ahead, growing, outgrowth, vegetation, emergence, hill, lengthiness, lucre, lump, make, make headway, prolongation, accessory

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