More definitions of "contain":
- (verb): Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits.
Synonyms: control, hold in, hold, check, curb, moderate
- (verb): Be divisible by.
Example: "24 contains 6"
- (verb): Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of.
Example: "Contain the rebel movement"
Synonyms: check, turn back, arrest, stop, hold back