English dictionary definition of:

contain


Verb

  • hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
  • lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • include or contain; have as a component
  • contain or hold; have within
  • be capable of holding or containing
  • be divisible by

Thesaurus

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list ai words - set 2 and learn about the word contain in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

View spelling list -ain with a long /a/ sound and learn about the word contain in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 31. Word endings:-ture, -tain, ine.

Scrabble score for contain


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 09:45:40 on 22-01-20

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