contains

present tense third-person singular of contain
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as in holds
to have within the top drawer of the cabinet contains my stamp collection

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as in composes
to gain emotional or mental control of could hardly contain herself when she heard that she had won the scholarship

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“Contains.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contains. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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