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Synonyms for contain

Synonyms for (verb) contain

Synonyms: contain, hold back, arrest, check, stop, turn back Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of Usage: Arrest the downward trend; Check the growth of communism in South East Asia; Contain the rebel movement; Turn back the tide of communism

Similar words: defend Definition: be on the defensive; act against an attack

Synonyms: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

Similar words: keep, keep back, restrain, hold back Definition: keep under control; keep in check Usage: suppress a smile; Keep your temper; keep your cool

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

Similar words: include Definition: have as a part, be made up out of Usage: The list includes the names of many famous writers

Synonyms: hold, carry, contain, bear Definition: contain or hold; have within Usage: The jar carries wine; The canteen holds fresh water; This can contains water

Similar words: include Definition: have as a part, be made up out of Usage: The list includes the names of many famous writers

Synonyms: hold, take, contain Definition: be capable of holding or containing Usage: This box won't take all the items; The flask holds one gallon

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: contain Definition: be divisible by Usage: 24 contains 6

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer