contain Significado en Diccionario para estudiantes Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de "contain" - Diccionario Inglés para Estudiantes

contain

verb [T]     /kənˈteɪn/
INSIDE B1 If one thing contains another, it has it inside it: He gave her a box containing a diamond ring.Including and containingComprising and consisting of
PART B2 to have something as a part: Does this drink contain alcohol?Including and containingComprising and consisting of
CONTROL to control something by stopping it from spreading: The police were unable to contain the fighting.Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
EMOTION to control your emotions: He could barely contain his anger. [often reflexive] I could not contain myself any longer.Controlling emotionsCalm and relaxedNot showing or feeling emotions
(Definition of contain from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Palabra del día

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Palabra del día

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Aprende más 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Aprende más