Scala List contains() method with example

The contains() method is utilized to check whether a certain element is present in the list or not.

Method Definition: def contains(elem: Any): Boolean

Return Type: It returns true if the element present in the contains method as argument is also present in the stated list else it returns false.



Example #1:

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// Scala program of contains()
// method
  
// Creating object
object GfG
  
    // Main method
    def main(args:Array[String])
    {
      
        // Creating a list
        val m1 = List(1, 3, 5, 2)
          
        // Applying contains method
        val res = m1.contains(1)
          
        // Displays output
        println(res)
      
    }
}

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Output:

true

Example #2:

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// Scala program of contains()
// method
  
// Creating object
object GfG
  
    // Main method
    def main(args:Array[String])
    {
      
        // Creating a list
        val m1 = List(1, 3, 5, 2)
          
        // Applying contains method
        val res = m1.contains(7)
          
        // Displays output
        println(res)
      
    }
}

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Output:

false


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