Antonyms

1. contained

adjective. ['kənˈteɪnd'] gotten under control.

Antonyms

  • unrestrained

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Words that Rhyme with Contained

  • unconstrained
  • unrestrained
  • unexplained
  • preordained
  • constrained
  • restrained
  • explained
  • complained
  • untrained
  • unstained
  • sustained
  • retrained
  • refrained
  • maintained
  • ingrained
  • entertained
  • disdained
  • campaigned
  • ascertained
  • abstained
  • strained
  • sprained
  • retained
  • remained
  • regained
  • pertained
  • ordained
  • obtained
  • detained
  • trained

Example sentences of the word contained


1. Verb, past tense
The 2009 federal stimulus bill contained approximately $50 billion in funding to promote clean energy.

2. Verb, past participle
After set 2, the player earns 10 points for every heart card contained in his trick pile.

Quotes containing the word contained


1. In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
- Mark Twain

2. Whenever we witness art in a building, we are aware of an energy contained by it.
- Arthur Erickson

3. The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation.
- Michael Jackson

2. self-contained

adjective. ['ˈsɛlfkənˈteɪnd'] in full control of your faculties.

Synonyms

  • poised
  • composed
  • self-possessed
  • collected
  • equanimous

Antonyms

  • undignified
  • agitated
  • uncollected
  • ungathered

Etymology

  • contained (English)
  • self (English)
  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. self-contained

adjective. ['ˈsɛlfkənˈteɪnd'] constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself.

Antonyms

  • unbalanced

Etymology

  • contained (English)
  • self (English)
  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))
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