1E written or oral agreement, in particular on employment, sale or rental, which must be legally applicable. 2nan object Conclude a formal and legally binding agreement. 1An agreement concluded by two or more parties for the benefit of both parties, in particular in a commercial or political context. Permission for something to happen or consent to do something. 1mass Noun The plot, process or result of the arrangement or arrangement. 2In normal case A plan or preparation for a future event. 2 Regarding the agreement or something to do Announce that you are going to do something that has been proposed by another person. Middle English on the old French of the Latin contractus, taken from contract- `contract- `coupé, from the verb contrahere, from con- `together` + trahere `draw`. .