Definition of Contained

1. Adjective. Gotten under control. "The oil spill is contained"

Similar to: Controlled



Definition of Contained

1. Adjective. Restricted in space. ¹

2. Verb. (past of contain) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contained

1. contain [v] - See also: contain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contained

contagious bovine pyelonephritis
contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
contagious disease
contagious distribution
contagious ecthyma
contagious ecthyma virus of sheep
contagious pustular dermatitis
contagious pustular stomatitis virus
contagiously
contagiousness
contagium
contain
containable
containant
containants
contained (current term)
container
container-deposit
container ship
container ships
container vessel
containerboard
containerboards
containerful
containerfuls
containerisation
containerise
containerised
containerises
containerising

Literary usage of Contained

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1. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1901)
"conception, and indicates something entirely different from "that which happens," and is consequently not contained in that conception. ..."

2. Journal by Liverpool Geological Association (1884)
"The least weight, or that which indicated the driest state of the atmosphere since January 1882 was on the 4th June 1883, when the stone contained only 38 ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"(4) contained fluids are prevented from evaporating by the tight-fitting top. This is not secured in the Naples dish. Fro. 2.—This represents a transverse ..."

4. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1844)
"The new Fact regarding Shakespeare and his Wife, contained in the Will of Thomas ... It is contained in the will of a person of the name of Thomas ..."

5. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1847)
"The new Fact regarding Shakespeare and his Wife, contained in the Will of Thomas Whittington. I wish to offer a few remarks on the new fact regarding ..."

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