contain contain  /kən ˈteɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) include or contain; have as a component
  2. (v) contain or hold; have within
  3. (v) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  4. (v) be divisible by
  5. (v) be capable of holding or containing
  6. (v) hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of

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News

  1. 5th Spokane letter did contain ricin, FBI says

    SPOKANE -- The FBI says scientists have confirmed that a fifth letter sent recently from Spokane did indeed contain active ricin toxin. Frank Harrill, the FBI supervisory senior resident agent in Spokane, announced that test result late Friday in an email.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  2. FBI: 5th Spokane letter did contain ricin

    The FBI says scientists have confirmed that a fifth letter sent recently from Spokane, Wash., did indeed contain active ricin toxin.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  3. Firefighters contain Provo brush fire

    Firefighters contain Provo brush fire by Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 13, 2013 08:47PM MDT A brush fire was burning Thursday in Provo, forcing road closures and igniting fences. Provo fire officials said the fire near 2751 North and 175 East was under control about 9 p.m. No buildings had been burned, dispatchers said, but some fences had caught fire. Traffic had been blocked ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Quotes

  1. "I am sure the Spanish can win any game," Germany coach Joachim Loew said, "because they are dominant and it's hard to contain their attack."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Even though these articles contain many false accusations and mistakes, I need to say that I have made mistakes in my personal life for which I am sorry," Clemens said in a statement issued by spokesman Patrick Dorton. "I have apologized to...
    on May 6, 2007 By: Roger Clemens Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "It will contain surprises for Bush supporters and his detractors," said Stone.
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: Oliver Stone Source: Reuters Canada

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