English to German Meaning :: contain

enthalten, beinhalten, umfassen, tragen, fassen, eindämmen, verhalten
Contain :
enthalten
- enthaltencontainenthaltenenthaltendEindämmung
 

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Verb(1) include or contain; have as a component(2) contain or hold; have within(3) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits(4) be divisible by(5) be capable of holding or containing(6) hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of

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(1) My sister and I could barely contain ourselves, we thought it was so funny and ingenious.(2) he must contain his hatred(3) borscht can contain mainly beets or a number of vegetables(4) As the game progresses, a given cup can contain any number of beans, but the total number remains 48.(5) When I first saw this performed I could barely contain myself.(6) The challenge for them, therefore, has been to contain diversity and prevent conflict, while accepting change.(7) I was extremely excited, to the point that I could barely contain myself.(8) a reassuring statement on efforts to contain the disaster(9) He recommends companies adopt an anti-hoax policy to help contain the problem.(10) Mitochondria are minute structures vital to energy production within a cell that contain genes that are located outside a cell's nucleus, home to most of the cell's genes.(11) It wasn't that it grossed him out terribly, but he had heard so many mistletoe comments over the past week that he could barely contain himself.(12) I'm so proud in so many ways right now I can barely contain myself.(13) she could barely contain her grief(14) they weren't able contain the enemy(15) The Scottish farms were being kept under close observation by vets who have spearheaded the monitoring operation to contain the rapidly spreading disease.(16) the government has already taken steps to contain the disease
Related Words
(1) contain ::
enthalten
Synonyms
Verb
1. include ::
einschließen
2. hold ::
halt
3. restrain ::
zurückhalten
4. hold back ::
halte zurück
5. control ::
Steuerung
6. take ::
nehmen
7. incorporate ::
Übernehmen
8. carry ::
tragen
Antonyms
1. exclude ::
ausschließen
2. omit ::
auslassen
Different Forms
contain, containable, contained, containing, containment, contains
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The data which it has sent back
contain the first clear indications...

The data which it has sent back CONTAIN the first clear indications...

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 8


...that don\'t contain themselves as members
contains itself.

...that don't CONTAIN themselves as members CONTAINs itself.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 19


that might contain a clue.

that might CONTAIN a clue.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 18


It could be a sign of an
extra-solar planet that may contain life

It could be a sign of an extra-solar planet that may CONTAIN life

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 8


They sell scented soaps and lotions.
Some of which contain glitter.

They sell scented soaps and lotions. Some of which CONTAIN glitter.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 15


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