Contain

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Definition

to contain: to hold, to include, to consist of, to have inside, to enclose
verb
This file contains secret information. So open and read it alone and show it to no one.

Examples

  • "Nurse Baker : Well, there's a risk that your blood may contain infectious diseases such as HIV."
  • "Locals were treated to a free firework display yesterday when a lorry containing perfumes crashed near a beach and burst into flames."
  • "A closet containing various psychedelic drugs (mescaline, mushrooms, and some unidentified leaves - later found to be highly psychoactive), a large pipe, and a number of animal bones."
  • "A cardboard box containing a kind of primitive weapon was found next to 3 live poisonous spiders, the skin of 6 hallucinogenic frogs, and 14 bottles of whiskey."
  • "My PC contains files that are of a sex - sex - sensitive nature!"
  • "As this money isn't needed for working capital, and our operating expenses are contained, we would be better served by placing and investing it wisely."
  • "Mr. Smith : The label contains misleading information."
  • "This briefcase contains 10,000 dollars."
  • "It smells the same but it doesn't contain any alcohol – it's 100% nonflammable!"
  • "A perfume containing the pure essence of forbidden fruit: tempting and dangerous."

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