Synonyms of contain in English:

contain


See definition of contain

verb

1‘government often contained men from both sides of the party divide’

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include, comprise, take in, incorporate, involve, encompass, embrace, embody

consist of, be made up, be composed of

2‘the boat contained four people’

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hold, have capacity for, have room for, have seating for, have space for, carry, accommodate, seat

3‘he must contain his hatred’

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restrain, curb, rein in, suppress, repress, stifle, subdue, quell, limit, swallow, bottle up, keep under control, keep back, hold in, keep in check

control, master, gain control over, gain mastery over