Contain and Check

Contain

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Contain verb – To keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression).
Usage example: frantic efforts to contain the spread of the disease

Check is a synonym for contain in control topic. In some cases you can use "Check" instead a verb "Contain", when it comes to topics like restrain, curb.
Nearby Words: container, containing, containment, containable
Synonyms for Contain

Check

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Check verb – To keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression).
Usage example: check your enthusiasm a bit, and think before you marry someone you just met

Contain is a synonym for check in suppress topic. You can use "Contain" instead a verb "Check", if it concerns topics such as restrain, curb.
Nearby Words: checked, checking, checkup, checker, checklist
Synonyms for Check

Common collocations

number contain number check number
story contain story check story
books contain books check books
tropes contain tropes check tropes
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