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 resultant amplificons (about 1.4 kb) were then ligated upstream to the pSB1C3 vector containing an RFP reporter and transformed to competent cells carrying HrpRS AND gate modules in pSB4A5.
        • His papers at this period contain a mass of very unedifying and uninteresting documents  [ …] .
        • If you equip your search engine with a stop list containing a few common words such as "a", "the", and "and", you can decrease the full-text index size by about 20%.
      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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      Meaning of contains for the defined word.

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