Contain Synonyms and Antonyms

kən-tān'

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Synonyms for Contain

Control is defined as to command, restrain, or manage.
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To include
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Bear means to give birth to, be able to cope with or hold up weight.
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To keep from departing or getting away:
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To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
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To contain comfortably; to have space for.
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(Agric.) To bear as a crop; produce
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To include
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To hold in the hand or in control; own; possess
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To bring together into an organized whole
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To place (any one cognition) under another as belonging to it; to include or contain under something else.
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To provide with a particular seat:
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The definition of comprehend means to understand the meaning or to include someone or something as a part.
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To draw or hold within itself; include
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To cause to form into a legal corporation:
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(Sports) To receive a pass or a kicked ball, for example.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To decrease in intensity of anger, agitation, or excitement.
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To identify the boundaries of; demarcate.
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To return to a previous state of being.
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(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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To enclose is defined as to surround, or to include inside of something.
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To collect payments, contributions, etc.
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To settle or adjust; reconcile:
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To become less warm:
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(Intransitive) To die of suffocation.
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lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
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Curb is defined as to control or hold back.
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To preside over (something) as a moderator
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(Intransitive) To habituate to or gain competency at a task.
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To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
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To allow to enter a hospital or similar facility for treatment.
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Harbor is defined as to hide, protect or cling to.
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To control so as to use the power of
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To provide, or serve as, a house or lodgings for
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To supply with room and board for a charge:
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Antonyms for Contain

Exclude is defined as to keep out or to refuse to admit.
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Words Related to Contain

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To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
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To contain, as parts of a whole; to comprehend.
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To sew loose folds into (a skirt); gather
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To bring one's emotions under control
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Synonym Study

  • To accommodate is to hold comfortably without crowding an elevator built to accommodate twelve people
  • Contain , in strict usage, signifies the idea of enclosing within or including as a component, part, or fraction, and hold , the capacity for containing the bottle contains two ounces of liquid, but it holds a pint
Find another word for contain. In this page you can discover 55 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contain, like: control, consist of, bear, hold, embrace, accommodate, consist, restrain, include, carry and be composed of.