Definition of Contain

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alkaspeltzar

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I asked before, but i am still stuck.

I dont understand the usage. Contain to me means to hold or have within an area or space.

So how does it work when we say " My list contains all the groceries i need"....in this example, the groceries are not contained, but represented and listed, so what definition of contain does that example fall under.

I guess i am looking for an explanation more or less on what they mean in that example.

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I asked before, but [STRIKE]i[/STRIKE] I am still stuck.
Then ask follow-up questions in the thread you have already started. It will be confusing if we have two threads on the same topic.

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