contain /kənˈteɪn/ verb [T]
INSIDE › If one thing contains another, it has it inside it: a box containing a diamond ring
PART › to have something as a part: Does this drink contain alcohol?
CONTROL › to control something by stopping it from spreading: The police were unable to contain the fighting.
EMOTION › to control your emotions: He could barely contain his anger. [often reflexive] I could not contain myself any longer.