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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. contain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. contain: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. contain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. contain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. contain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. contain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Contain, contain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. contain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. contain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. contain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. contain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. contain: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Contain, contain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. contain: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. contain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. contain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Contain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Contain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. contain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. contain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. contain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. contain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. contain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. contain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. contain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. contain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. contain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Contain: Lexicon of Linguistics [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contain: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contain: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contain: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contain: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (contain)

verb:  be capable of holding or containing
verb:  be divisible by ("24 contains 6")
verb:  include or contain; have as a component ("The record contains many old songs from the 1930's")
verb:  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
verb:  contain or hold; have within ("This can contains water")
verb:  hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of ("Contain the rebel movement")

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