Definitions For Contain

verb

  • Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
  • Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • Include or contain; have as a component
  • Contain or hold; have within
  • Be capable of holding or containing
  • Be divisible by
  • To have (something) inside
  • To have or include (something)
  • To keep (something) from spreading : to keep (something) within limits

Is Contain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
12

The word Contain is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Contain in a Sentence

  • The room was barely big enough to contain everyone who came to the meeting.
  • The book contains over 200 recipes.
  • The article contains information on how to plan your retirement.

Synonyms for Contain

Antonyms for Contain

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!