Definitions For Contain


  • 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

Words with Friends

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.

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Antonyms for Contain

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