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containing

verb
present participle of contain

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1 to have within
  • the top drawer of the cabinet contains my stamp collection

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3 to be made up of
  • the recipe contains several parts

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4 to gain emotional or mental control of
  • could hardly contain herself when she heard that she had won the scholarship

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5 to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression)
  • frantic efforts to contain the spread of the disease

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“Containing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/containing. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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