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part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To be able to hold; to have capacity; to comprehend; to hold within limits; to include; to embrace; to inclose.

part of speech: verb transitive

To hold; keep within bounds; inclose; to be equivalent to; to hold back: used reflexively; as, she could scarcely contain herself; to be exactly divisible by.

part of speech: verb transitive

To hold together: to comprise, to include: to restrain.

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To submit to the rule or authority of; as, to obey the commandments; comply with the orders or instructions of; as, to obey parents; to respond to direction or control of; as, a horse obeys the rein. ...

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