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See definition of containment on Dictionary.com
  • as incontrol
  • as inrestriction

synonyms for containment

  • authority
  • curb
  • discipline
  • domination
  • force
  • government
  • jurisdiction
  • management
  • oversight
  • regulation
  • restraint
  • restriction
  • rule
  • supervision
  • ascendancy
  • bridle
  • charge
  • check
  • clout
  • determination
  • direction
  • dominion
  • guidance
  • juice
  • limitation
  • manipulation
  • might
  • predomination
  • qualification
  • regimentation
  • ropes
  • strings
  • subjection
  • subordination
  • superintendence
  • supremacy
  • sway
  • weight
  • driver's seat
  • inside track
  • upper hand
  • wire pulling

antonyms for containment

MOST RELEVANT
  • chaos
  • disorganization
  • freedom
  • lawlessness
  • mismanagement
  • neglect
  • advantage
  • inability
  • weakness
  • helplessness
  • powerlessness
  • relinquishment
  • renouncement
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How to use containment in a sentence

Testing for the coronavirus is essential for tracking its spread and knowing when additional containment measures should be put into place.
WHY SOME COLLEGES WIN AGAINST COVID-19, AND OTHERS LOSEKATHERINE HARMON COURAGEOCTOBER 6, 2020VOX
Widespread surveillance testing can catch these outbreaks “before they get completely out of hand,” he says, prompting effective scaled-up containment strategies.
WHY SOME COLLEGES WIN AGAINST COVID-19, AND OTHERS LOSEKATHERINE HARMON COURAGEOCTOBER 6, 2020VOX
Chevron installed a large, underground containment system — a channel with perforated drains at either end — and added devices called tilt meters to record any sudden shifts in formations beneath the surface to give warning above.
OIL COMPANIES ARE PROFITING FROM ILLEGAL SPILLS. AND CALIFORNIA LETS THEM.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUN, AND LYLLA YOUNES, PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
Second and third waves of the virus have underscored the limits of low-tech containment strategies like face masks and social distancing and bolstered the need for a vaccine.
SCIENTISTS SEE AN UPSIDE TO ASTRAZENECA HALTING ITS COVID-19 VACCINE TRIALGRADY MCGREGORSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
It’s very obvious that Japan on the one side of the Pacific and India on the other side…If you have close relations between those two countries, you’ve got a pretty powerful containment mechanism that kicks into place.
WANT TO SEE JAPAN’S FUTURE? LOOK PAST SHINZO ABE’S IMMEDIATE SUCCESSOR, ECONOMIST SAYSVETA CHANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Apparently the top management of the joint used these cells for other things than mere containment of unruly prisoners.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
For five decades, we have been successful in applying containment and deterrence in the Cold War.
SHOCK AND AWEHARLAN K. ULLMAN
He had been shaken and stirred of late out of all his self-containment; Prudence had heard many things from him.
THE FURNACEROSE MACAULAY
Ironically, however, the time allocation strategy offered here supports the goal of cost containment.
NURSING AS CARINGANNE BOYKIN
And the attitude of the Cabinet since August 1914 had been marked by the utmost caution and self-containment.
ENGLAND AND GERMANYEMILE JOSEPH DILLON
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