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To be made up or consist of
“The majority of natural lipids contain an even number of carbon atoms.”
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To contain, accomodate, or have within
“The barrels contain a mixture of flowers, fruits, and herbs.”
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To hold back or to put a constraint upon
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“Experts hope awareness of the threat, along with better diagnostic tools, will contain the problem.”
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To regain control of oneself, typically after a shock
“She could not contain herself when she realized that she had been granted the scholarship.”
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To hem in or close off on all sides
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To regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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To have space for accommodating a given number of people
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To block an opening or prevent the continued flow of
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To allay or diminish, especially a tense situation
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To restrict (something) to a particular place
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To postpone from being dealt with
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To decrease in size, amount, value, or degree
axeUK
axUS
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To preserve in a form that ensures it will be protected and respected
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To present or display as part of a show
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An addendum to an object
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To hold on to or continue to have something, both physically or mentally
hast (archaic)
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To save for future use
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To represent in a physical, concrete or visible form
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(of an instrument or observer) To show or register a measurement or result
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