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CONTAIN





Definition:

  1. [verb] include or contain; have as a component; "A totally new idea is comprised in this paper"; "The record contains many old songs from the 1930's"
    Synonyms: incorporate, comprise

  2. [verb] contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
    Synonyms: hold, bear, carry

  3. [verb] lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
    Synonyms: control, hold in, hold, check, curb, moderate

  4. [verb] be divisible by; "24 contains 6"

  5. [verb] be capable of holding or containing; "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"
    Synonyms: take, hold

  6. [verb] hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
    Synonyms: check, turn back, arrest, stop, hold back

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