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
        • Interestingly, some of them contain chemical scaffolds already associated with other metalloaminopeptidase inhibitors, providing a further validation of the computational results.
        • As various foods and sweeteners are known to contain glycyrrhiza, which contains GL, a glycoside of GA, we regulated the meals of subjects during this study.
        • Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
      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 contins
      3. fr contais
      4. fr contrains
      5. en mountains
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      Meaning of contains for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "contains" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      Difficultness: Level 1
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      Definiteness: Level 1
      Definite    ➨     Versatile