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  • verbinclude, hold
  • verbhold back, control

synonyms for contains

  • accommodate
  • consist of
  • enclose
  • encompass
  • have
  • incorporate
  • involve
  • comprehend
  • comprise
  • embody
  • embrace
  • hold
  • seat
  • subsume
  • be composed of
  • have capacity for
  • take in
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antonyms for contains

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  • exclude
  • free
  • disbelieve
  • let go
  • release
  • help
  • free
  • let go
  • allow
  • encourage
  • continue
  • exclude
  • liberate
  • release
  • permit
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How to use contains in a sentence

The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
It contains above eighty thousand houses, and about six hundred thousand inhabitants.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
I claim that it contains many errors of fact, and the Higher Criticism supports the claim; as we shall see.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The book contains many words in which some though not all of the letters are in italics, for example Swordsman.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Some writers state that each cell contains about one thousand seeds.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
This group contains the name of the only President (Andrew Johnson) who was ever sought to be impeached.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Clodd tells us that one cubic inch of rotten stone contains 41 thousand million vegetable skeletons of diatoms.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Each contains one irregular nucleus or several small, rounded nuclei.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The Gentleman's Magazine contains a long list of the bridges and churches which attest his reputation and skill.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The sediment contains a few hyaline and finely granular casts and an occasional red blood-cell.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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