Contain V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Base Form, Past Simple, Past Participle Form of Contain

Contain V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 is one of the verbs that are used very commonly in English tests as well as in everyday communication. Also, because it’s an irregular verb, contain doesn’t follow the regular rule. The verb “contain” has five different forms: base form, past simple, past participle form, present perfect, and present perfect participle. So what is contain‘s past? How do conjugate verbs with contain verbs?

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Contain of Definition and Meaning

Contain is a verb that means to make out of something or to restrain.

V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Contain

Base Form (V1) contain
Past Form (V2) contained
Past Participle Form (V3) contained
s / es/ es (V4) contains
‘ing’ form (V5) containing

Contain of Past Simple V2

The verb Contain is also employed in its V2 form as “contained”’. It is used to indicate the past tense in sentences.

Contain of Past Participle V3

The V3 form is identical to the V2 form. The V3 form is “contained”. contained is used in the past or present perfect tense.

+ In the present perfect tense, the word contain is used ‘have +’contained ’ or ‘has +’contained.’ 

  • I, you, and we are used as ‘have + ‘contained‘ subjects. 
  • He, she, and it are used as ‘has +’contained‘ subjects. 

+ If you need to use the past perfect tense, use ‘had +’contained‘ regardless of the subject.

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Conjugation of Contain V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Conjugation table: Contain
Number Singular
Present Simple of contain I You She/He/It
contain contain contains
Plural
We You They
contain contain contain
Present Continuous of contain I You She/He/It
am containing are containing is containing
Plural
We You They
are containing are containing are containing
Present Perfect of contain I You She/He/It
have contained have contained has contained
Plural
We You They
have contained have contained have contained
Present Perfect Continuous of contain I You She/He/It
have been containing have been containing has been containing
Plural
We You They
have been containing have been containing have been containing
Past Simple of contain I You She/He/It
contained contained contained
Plural
We You They
contained contained contained
Past Continuous of contain I You She/He/It
was containing were containing was containing
Plural
We You They
were containing were containing were containing
Past Perfect of contain I You She/He/It
had contained had contained had contained
Plural
We You They
had contained had contained had contained
Past Perfect Continuous of contain I You She/He/It
had been containing had been containing had been containing
Plural
We You They
had been containing had been containing had been containing
Future Simple of contain I You She/He/It
will/shall contain will/shall contain will/shall contain
Plural
We You They
will/shall contain will/shall contain will/shall contain
Future Continuous of contain I You She/He/It
will/shall be containing will/shall be containing will/shall be containing
Plural
We You They
will/shall be containing will/shall be containing will/shall be containing
Future Perfect of contain I You She/He/It
will/shall have contained will/shall have contained will/shall have contained
Plural
We You They
will/shall have contained will/shall have contained will/shall have contained
Future Perfect Continuous of contain I You She/He/It
will/shall have been containing will/shall have been containing will/shall have been containing
Plural
We You They
will/shall have been containing will/shall have been containing will/shall have been containing
Conditional Present of contain I You She/He/It
would contain would contain would contain
Plural
We You They
would contain would contain would contain
Conditional Perfect of contain I You She/He/It
would have contained would have contained would have contained
Plural
We You They
would have contained would have contained would have contained
Conditional Present Continuous of contain I You She/He/It
would be containing would be containing would be containing
Plural
We You They
would be containing would be containing would be containing
Conditional Perfect Continuous of contain I You She/He/It
would have been containing would have been containing would have been containing
Plural
We You They
would have been containing would have been containing would have been containing
Present Subjunctive of contain I You She/He/It
contain contain contain
Plural
We You They
contain contain contain
Past Subjunctive of contain I You She/He/It
contained contained contained
Plural
We You They
contained contained contained
Past Perfect Subjunctive of contain I You She/He/It
had contained had contained had contained
Plural
We You They
had contained had contained had contained
Imperative of contain I You She/He/It
contain
Plural
We You They
Let’s contain contain

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Example Sentences with Contain V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

In this section, we will learn about contain sentence examples:

+ George really can’t contain his excitement.

+ He contains all of his emotions and walks away slowly.

+ They contain the creature inside a white room.

+ She contains the lizard in a cardboard box.

+ They are containing something so dangerous that no one can know about this.

Synonym Words For Contain

Synonym of contain word list. Here are a variety of words whose meaning is nearly the synonym of contain:

  • curb
  • restrain
  • control
  • suppress
  • constrain
  • quell
  • repress
  • stifle
  • bridle

Opposite Words For Contain

The antonym of contain word list. Here are some words that have nearly the opposite meaning as contain:

  • lose control
  • lose
  • release
  • free
  • discharge
  • clear
  • unleash
  • liberate
  • empty
  • unburden
  • unchain

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Contain (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of contain?

The past tense of contain is contained. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of contain is contains. The present participle of contain is containing. The past participle of contain is contained.

Base Form (V1) contain
Past Form (V2) contained
Past Participle Form (V3) contained
s / es/ ies (V4) contains
‘ing’ form (V5) containing

What is the V2 and V3 form of contain?

+ The V2 and V3 form of contain  is “contained”.

What is the sentence of contain?

What is the past tense V2 of contain?

+ The past tense of contain is “contained“.

What is the past participle V3 of contain?

+ The past participle of contain is “contained“.

What is the present participle V5 of contain?

+ The present participle of contain is “containing“.

Conclusion

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