What does contained mean?

Definitions for contained
kənˈteɪndcon·tained

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contained(adj)

    gotten under control

    "the oil spill is contained"

Wiktionary

  1. contained(Adjective)

    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

How to pronounce contained?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say contained in sign language?

  1. contained

Numerology

  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. Richard Rapoza:

    The summit itself is fairly stable, with continued seismic activity and a high likelihood of additional small explosions, the lava flow is contained within a channel flowing to the ocean with only minor outflows.

  2. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike:

    This will be tough on residents but if we act swiftly, the pain will be short and the outbreak contained quickly.

  3. Dan Wang:

    The employment situation is OK in the first quarter, but if the virus is not contained by end-March, then from the second quarter, we'll see a big round of layoffs.

  4. George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004:

    The desire for freedom resides in every human heart. And that desire cannot be contained forever by prison walls, or martial laws, or secret police. Over time, and across the Earth, freedom will find a way.

  5. Jonathan Smith:

    Firefighters' quick action and hard work in the early stages meant the fire was contained to the roof and saved the rest of the building, fire crews will remain at the scene throughout the morning.

Images & Illustrations of contained

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