contain / kənˈteɪn /


contain 的定义

v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to hold or include within its volume or area: This glass contains water. This paddock contains our best horses.
  2. to be capable of holding; have capacity for: The room will contain 75 persons safely.
  3. to have as contents or constituent parts; comprise; include.
  4. to keep under proper control; restrain: He could not contain his amusement.
  5. to prevent or limit the expansion, influence, success, or advance of: to contain an epidemic.
  6. to succeed in preventing the spread of: efforts to contain water pollution.
  7. Mathematics. to be a multiple of; be divisible by, without a remainder: Ten contains five.
  8. to be equal to: A quart contains two pints.

contain 近义词

v. 动词 verb

include, hold

v. 动词 verb

hold back, control


  1. There was no right way to bite into a rice cake and definitely no good way to contain the stream of crumbs that rained down from the corners of my mouth.
  2. Probably the most explosive centered on the effort to contain the coronavirus pandemic this year.
  3. It contains a 7-megapixel camera on the front and a 12-megapixel camera on the back and is capable of taking 4K videos, which are better quality than high-definition.
  4. Holm and Rotenberg were surprised to find that their paper contained the insight needed to do a lot better.
  5. Next year the company plans to put out a quantum processor, called “eagle,” that contains 127 qubits.
  6. The sequels will contain anything from the Expanded Universe.
  7. Canned drinks like Mercy contain up 5,000 percent of the daily value of certain vitamins.
  8. They sacrifice their shelter to contain the walkers—and Judith gets her first action scene!
  9. Green plants in pre-flowering stages may contain significant protein but not fat.
  10. And while the stories may contain caveats, the initial headlines certainly did not.
  11. Selections for practice should be chosen which contain much variety of thought and feeling and are smooth in movement.
  12. Since this is a law of vibration, it is unscientific to speak of giving an overtone, for all tones contain overtones.
  13. The apocryphal gospels contain many, and some are preserved by Persian and Arabian poets.
  14. These globular masses usually contain many tubercle bacilli.
  15. (a) Epithelial casts contain epithelial cells from the renal tubules.