contain - translate into Spanish with the English-Spanish dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “contain”

See all translations

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.
(Definition of contain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “contain” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More