Dictionary Results for contained


1. contain - 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"

Synonym(s): incorporate, comprise

Hypernym(s): include




2. contain - verb

· contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"

Synonym(s): hold, bear, carry

Hypernym(s): include




3. contain - 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"

Synonym(s): control, hold_in, hold, check, curb, moderate

Hypernym(s): restrain, keep, keep_back, hold_back




4. contain - verb

· be divisible by; "24 contains 6"

Hypernym(s): be




5. contain - verb

· be capable of holding or containing; "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"

Synonym(s): take, hold

Hypernym(s): be




6. contain - 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 South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"

Synonym(s): check, turn_back, arrest, stop, hold_back

Hypernym(s): defend




7. contained - adjective

· gotten under control; "the oil spill is contained"





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