Synonyms of contain in English:

contain


See definition of contain

verb

1‘government often contained men from both sides of the party divide’

SYNONYMS
include, comprise, take in, incorporate, involve, encompass, embrace, embody
consist of, be made up, be composed of

2‘the boat contained four people’

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hold, have capacity for, have room for, have seating for, have space for, carry, accommodate, seat

3‘he must contain his hatred’

SYNONYMS
restrain, curb, rein in, suppress, repress, stifle, subdue, quell, limit, swallow, bottle up, keep under control, keep back, hold in, keep in check
control, master, gain control over, gain mastery over