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kənˈteɪndcon·tained

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. containedadjective

    gotten under control

    "the oil spill is contained"

Wiktionary

  1. containedadjective

    Restricted in space.

    The brush fire is now contained, if it doesn't jump the lines it will burn itself out.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contained

    of Contain

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'contained' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2078

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'contained' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4669

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contained in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contained in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of contained in a Sentence

  1. Patrizia Piacentini:

    We like to imagine that the people buried in the tomb of Aswan loved this rare seed so much so that their relatives placed a bowl next to the deceased that contained them, so that they could feed on them for eternity.

  2. John Stuart Mill:

    The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.

  3. Lee Swanson:

    It was oblong, egg-shaped, you could say, I think aluminum, with a cord coming out of it leading to a small plastic box that contained a battery.

  4. Jill Biden:

    Injustice and corruption, poverty and pollution, disease and despair. They aren't contained by any borders, if we learned anything from the Covid-19 pandemic, from these last few years of sickness and sorrow, it's how one deadly virus can move through the world. How hunger and violence are woven together. How a war in Europe can ripple through stock markets and supermarkets. And here, how the loss of trees in your Amazon can take a piece of the future from all of us.

  5. Alan Simpson:

    Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.

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