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    Definition of contains in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFcontainPRcontainingPT, PPcontainedPREcon-
    1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of contain.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The SUG diet contained sucrose, agar, nipagin and deionised water.
        • His papers at this period contain a mass of very unedifying and uninteresting documents  [ …] .
        • Eleven of these genes contained signal peptides and were potentially secreted, and others included genes encoding enzymes such as hydrolases, kinases, cytochromes, and chloroperoxidases.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Some climbed the masts to unrig her, others rushed into the hold to get out the cargo, and numbers hurried to the cabin to carry off the lighter articles which it contained.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Verb singular forms
            • Third-person singular forms

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en contain
      2. fr contais
      3. fr contins
      4. fr contrains
      5. en mountains
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      Grammatically, this word "contains" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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