Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) incorporate, contain, comprise (include or contain; have as a component) "A totally new idea is comprised in this paper"; "The record contains many old songs from the 1930's"
- S: (v) hold, bear, carry, contain (contain or hold; have within) "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
- S: (v) control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate (lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits) "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
- direct troponym / full troponym
- S: (v) suppress, stamp down, subdue, conquer (bring under control by force or authority) "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
- S: (v) choke off, choke down, choke back (suppress) "He choked down his rage"
- S: (v) hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up (cause to be quiet or not talk) "Please silence the children in the church!"
- S: (v) burke (get rid of, silence, or suppress) "burke an issue"
- S: (v) silence (keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure) "All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power"
- S: (v) squelch, quell, quench (suppress or crush completely) "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
- S: (v) quench (electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device)
- S: (v) damp (restrain or discourage) "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"
- S: (v) mortify, subdue, crucify (hold within limits and control) "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"
- S: (v) mortify (practice self-denial of one's body and appetites)
- S: (v) deny, abnegate (deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure) "She denied herself wine and spirits"
- S: (v) train (cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it) "train the vine"
- S: (v) catch (check oneself during an action) "She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind"
- S: (v) bate (moderate or restrain; lessen the force of) "He bated his breath when talking about this affair"; "capable of bating his enthusiasm"
- S: (v) thermostat (control the temperature with a thermostat)
- S: (v) countercheck, counteract (oppose or check by a counteraction)
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- derivationally related form
- sentence frame
- S: (v) contain (be divisible by) "24 contains 6"
- S: (v) contain, take, hold (be capable of holding or containing) "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"
- S: (v) check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back (hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of) "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"