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Definitions of contain:
  • verb:   be capable of holding or containing
  • verb:   be divisible by
    Example: "24 contains 6"
  • verb:   include or contain; have as a component
    Example: "The record contains many old songs from the 1930's"
  • verb:   lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • verb:   contain or hold; have within
    Example: "This can contains water"
  • verb:   hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
    Example: "Contain the rebel movement"

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