Definition 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.

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