Translation of "contain" - English-Spanish dictionary

contain

verb uk /kənˈteɪn/ us /kənˈteɪn/

B1 If one thing contains another thing, it has that thing inside it.

contener
a box containing a diamond ring

(Translation of “contain” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

contain

verb /kənˈtein/

to keep or have inside

contener
This box contains a pair of shoes
How much milk does this jug contain?

to control

contenerse
He could hardly contain his excitement.
container noun

something made to contain things

recipiente
He brought his lunch in a plastic container.

a very large sealed metal box for carrying goods on a lorry, ship etc

contenedor
The ship carried twenty containers
(also adjective) a container ship, a container lorry.

(Translation of “contain” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)