Contain 1Definition: To hold within fixed
limits; to comprise; to include; to inclose; to hold.
Contain 2Definition: To have capacity for; to be able to hold; to hold; to be equivalent to; as, a bushel
Contain 3Definition: To put constraint upon; to restrain; to confine; to keep within
Contain 4Definition: To restrain desire; to live in continence or chastity.
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 Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
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"
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"
contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
be capable of holding or containing; "This box won''t take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"
be divisible by; "24 contains 6"