Published Jul 26, 2021Updated Sep 3, 2021
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Returns true if a sequence of characters exists in a given string, otherwise false.


string.contains(CharSequence characters)
  • characters (required): A character value that specifies the character(s) to be searched for.

Example 1

Check if the variable sentence contains either the string "fox" or "bear":

class AnimalFinder {
public static void main(String[] args) {
String sentence = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.";
// Output: true
// Output: false

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