Contain

usgb/kənˈteɪn/Volume
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Physical ContentsPlay
Use 'contain' when describing the items held inside something tangible like a container. SlideHer purse contains her wallet and keys.
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Implicit InclusionPlay
'Contain' can imply that all parts included are necessary or intended for the whole. SlideThe recipe contains four ingredients.