(v.) = contract ; crick. Ex: In the face of emergencies, breadth of vision tends to contract, narrowing the range of responses. Ex: The crescent-shaped blowhole lies just in front of a crease in the neck, giving the impression that dolphin forever has its head cricked upwards. ---- * contraer deudas = run up + debts ; incur + debts ; accumulate + debts ; accrue + debts. * contraerse = snap back. * contraer un acuerdo = contract + an agreement. * contraer una enfermedad = contract + a disease ; contract + an illness. * contraer una multa = incur + a fine.