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    contain - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contain

    Definition
    (verb) include or contain; have as a component
    Synonyms : comprise , incorporate
    Example Sentence
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's
    Definition
    (verb) contain or hold; have within
    Synonyms : bear , carry , hold
    Example Sentence
    • The jar carries wine
    • The canteen holds fresh water
    • This can contains water
    Definition
    (verb) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
    Synonyms : check , control , curb , hold , hold in , moderate
    Example Sentence
    • moderate your alcohol intake
    • hold your tongue
    • hold your temper
    • control your anger
    Definition
    (verb) be divisible by
    Example Sentence
    • 24 contains 6
    Definition
    (verb) be capable of holding or containing
    Synonyms : hold , take
    Example Sentence
    • This box won't take all the items
    • The flask holds one gallon
    Definition
    (verb) hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
    Synonyms : arrest , check , hold back , stop , turn back
    Example Sentence
    • Arrest the downward trend
    • Check the growth of communism in South East Asia
    • Contain the rebel movement
    • Turn back the tide of communism
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