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- (transitive): To hold inside.
- (transitive): To include as a part.
- (transitive): To limit through restraint.
- (mathematics, of a set etc., transitive) To have as an element.
- A group contains a unique inverse for each of its elements.
- If that subgraph contains the vertex in question then it must be spanning.
- (obsolete, intransitive) To restrain desire; to live in continence or chastity.
- But if they can not contain, let them marry. — 1 Cor. vii. 9.
- (hold inside): enclose, inhold
- (include as part): comprise, embody, incorporate, inhold
- (limit by restraint): control, curb, repress, restrain, restrict, stifle
To hold inside
To include as a part
To limit through restraint
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- contain in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- contain in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- contain at OneLook Dictionary Search