• Containing Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Contain
• Contain Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To restrain desire; to live in continence or chastity.
- (v. t.) To have capacity for; to be able to hold; to hold; to be equivalent to; as, a bushel contains four pecks.
- (v. t.) To hold within fixed limits; to comprise; to include; to inclose; to hold.
- (v. t.) To put constraint upon; to restrain; to confine; to keep within bounds.