subcontracting(redirected from subcontractings)
Related to subcontractings: outsourcing
A contract in which a party agrees to perform part of the work that was originally arranged with the signer of a previous contract.
intr. & tr.v. (sŭb-kŏn′trăkt′, sŭb′kən-trăkt′) sub·con·tract·ed, sub·con·tract·ing, sub·con·tracts
To make a subcontract or a subcontract for.
1. (Law) the act of entering into or make a subcontract
2. (Law) the act of letting out (work) on a subcontract
letting out work on a subcontract