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Correct spelling:
contain
Definition:
To comprise; include; hold; restrain.
Synonyms:
contain (verb)
receive, hold, comprise, accommodate, stow, enclose, include.
enclose (verb)
imprison, enclose, encompass, envelop, impound, trap, corral, hold, embrace, fence, cage, encircle, surround, confine, cover.
Other synonyms:
moderate, incorporate, hold, bear, hold back, hold in, check, comprise, carry, control, arrest, stop, curb, turn back.
Examples of usage:
  1. What did it contain? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. 10, Do either of these books which you have produced contain the accounts of persons employed in your curing business? 275. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. Did they contain sixty- six men, or were some of them smaller boats? 8790. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
Common misspellings:
  1. conatin (23%)
  2. containg (13%)
  3. contian (11%)
  4. containt (7%)
  5. containe (6%)
  6. contin (3%)
  7. conatain (3%)
  8. cotain (3%)
  9. countain (2%)
  10. cantain (2%)
  11. contaion (2%)
  12. cointain (2%)
  13. contan (2%)
  14. contant (2%)
  15. contai (2%)
  16. contane (1%)
  17. ontain (1%)
  18. conain (1%)
  19. contaon (1%)
  20. contail (1%)

Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.


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