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The Meaning of contain

  • (v. t.) To hold within fixed limits; to comprise; to include; to inclose; to hold.
  • (v. t.) To have capacity for; to be able to hold; to hold; to be equivalent to; as, a bushel contains four pecks.
  • (v. t.) To put constraint upon; to restrain; to confine; to keep within bounds.
  • (v. i.) To restrain desire; to live in continence or chastity.

Synonyms

constitute , hold in , be , represent , hold back , control , moderate , take , hold , make up , comprise , check , incorporate , consist , integrate , carry , stop , turn back , arrest , bear , curb , run , make , endure , view as , book , assume , concur , have , maintain , sustain , take over , retain , nurse , stock , defy , support , persuade , turn out , guard , deport , prevail , have a bun in the oven , declare , pay , behave , withstand , adjudge , tolerate , deliver , channel , accommodate , abide , transmit , stomach , harbour , dribble , birth , stockpile , reserve , stick out , brook , give , take hold , go for , express , suffer , apply , comport , obtain , acquit , impart , pack , bind , stand , have got , extend , entertain , post , expect , convey , restrain , keep , give birth , concord , keep back , oblige , transport , throw , wear , conduct , deem , sway , hold up , take for , harbor , defend , put up , confine , accept , admit , digest , yield , gestate , halt , obligate , agree , crack , ensure , mark , jibe , verify , gibe , mince , lead , tick off , operate , master , learn , checker , check out , match , stamp down , conquer , condition , assure , tame , cut back , manipulate , break , suss out , check off , suppress , check up on , look into , ascertain , insure , soften , go over , train , see , conceal , find out , discipline , chasten , check over , chink , restrict , tone down , subdue , temper , correspond , command , fit , keep in line , check into , tally , enclose , inhibit , determine , retard , chequer , delay , watch , see to it , chair , curtail , tick , mark off , require , read , occupy , subscribe to , withdraw , ingest , take on , deal , choose , study , fill , necessitate , consume , drive , hire , consider , need , rent , pick out , contract , adopt , remove , demand , lease , take aim , take up , strike , use up , select , engage , film , claim , get , get hold of , exact , take away , call for , take in , bring , submit , shoot , aim , direct , charter , subscribe , involve , acquire , look at , postulate , guide , ask , hold on , bar , collar , run off , cop , barricade , pick up , double back , finish , reverse , return , kibosh , stop over , cease , regress , forbear , lay off , retrovert , quit , chase away , hold off , block , catch , terminate , wait , drive off , give up , nail , backtrack , intercept , revert , drive away , blockade , invert , nab , dispel , block off , break off , discontinue , end , block up , drive out , apprehend

Rhymes

abstain , again , airplane , alain , alayne , ane , aquitaine , arcane , arraign , ascertain , attain , bahrain , bain , bane , biplane , birdbrain , blain , blaine , bloodstain , brain , brattain , brisbane , butane , cain , caine , campaign , cane , cellophane , chain , champagne , champaign , champlain , charlemagne , cheyne , chlordane , cocaine , complain , costain , crane , dane , deign , delaine , detain , disdain , dogbane , domain , drain , duane , duquesne , dwayne , elaine , entertain , ethane , explain , eyestrain , fain , fane , feign , fontaine , forebrain , gain , germaine , germane , grain , henbane , humane , hurricane , hussein , inane , inhumane , insane , jain , jane , jayne , kain , kane , kayne , lain , lane , laraine , legerdemain , lindane , lorain , loraine , lorraine , main , maine , maintain , mane , membrane , messiaen , methane , migraine , monoplane , moraine , mundane , obtain , ordain , pain , paine , pane , payne , pentane , pertain , plain , plane , polyurethane , preordain , procaine , profane , propane , rain , rayne , refrain , regain , reign , rein , remain , restrain , retain , retrain , romain , romaine , sain , sane , seatrain , skein , slain , spain , sprain , stain , stane , strain , sustain , swain , terrain , thane , train , twain , ukraine , urbane , urethane , vain , vane , vein , wain , wane , warplane , wayne , windowpane , zane , ahlen , aine , alaine , alane , allain , aven , ayn , baine , bayne , beauchaine , beauchene , biscayne , blane , blayne , cayne , chastain , constrain , crain , dayne , decrane , defrain , deschaine , devane , dewayne , domaine , draine , drane , duan , duchaine , dufrane , dushane , duwayne , elayne , fein , floodplain , fraine , frane , frayn , galane , grein , hahne , hain , hane , hayn , helane , heyne , hossain , iain , jermaine , jyishane , kahane , krain , krane , krein , lehane , maclaine , mcbane , mccain , mccane , mckain , mclain , mclean , mcwain , mustain , paign , quain , charlayne , craine , crayne , dahrain , demain , elane , frain , frayne , frein , germain , hayne , heyn , kaine , lafountain , laine , lennane , ln , mayne , mcbain , mcclain , mcclaine , mcclane , mcguane , mckane , mclane , mcquain , meyn , morain , okane , overtrain , raine , reine , ruane , sartain , serbaine , shain , shaine , shane , shayne , slaine , slane , swaine , swayne , thain , thaine , tirane , torain , trane , tremaine , tulane , uptain , urbain , veyne , vrain