Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
container

con·tain·er

container

 
 
pronunciation:
kn teI nr
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something, such as a box, barrel, or can, that contains or may contain something else; receptacle.
similar words:
box, case, receptacle, vessel
definition 2: the contents of a particular container.
I added the whole container of cream to the soup.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature