Definition of Containment:

  1. Limitation or restriction of the harmful consequences of a negative event.

  2. The action of keeping something harmful under control or within limits.

Synonyms of Containment

Eisenhower Doctrine, Monroe Doctrine, Nixon Doctrine, Truman Doctrine, Appeasement, Balance of power, Brinkmanship, Cincture, Circling, Circumambience, Circumambiency, Circumcincture, Circumflexion, Circumjacence, Circumposition, Coexistence, Colonialism, Compromise, Detente, Deterrence, Diplomacy, Diplomatic, Diplomatics, Dollar diplomacy, Dollar imperialism, Embracement, Encincture, Encirclement, Enclosure, Encompassment, Enfoldment, Envelopment, Environment, Expansionism, Foreign affairs, Foreign policy, Girding, Girdling, Good-neighbor policy, Imperialism, Inclusion, Internationalism, Involvement, Isolationism, Manifest destiny, Militarism, Nationalism, Neocolonialism, Neutralism, Nonresistance, Open door, Open-door policy, Peace offensive, Peaceful coexistence, Preparedness, Shirt-sleeve diplomacy, Shuttle diplomacy, Spheres of influence, Surrounding, The big stick, Tough policy, World politics

How to use Containment in a sentence?

  1. The containment of the epidemic.

Meaning of Containment & Containment Definition