Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTAINERS

Watson scarcely knew which puzzled him most; the blossoms or their containers.

He held the containers for the armless man and handed them to the other.

The manufacturer then would load the containers in his shipping room.

When the containers were filled, the explorers rested in the shade of the rocks.

Naturally other containers than glass jars or tumblers will have to be used.

They are barrels or other containers which revolve or swing backward and forward.

Long before this time there must have been containers for fluids.

The cuts were sent to the customers in market baskets and containers.

Two of these containers will fill the platform of an average flat-car.

Try the lure first, then when the containers are full, the guns.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., agent noun from contain.