1. [ noun ] everything that is included in a collection

"he emptied the contents of his pockets" "the two groups were similar in content"

Related terms: collection
2. [ noun ] what a communication that is about something is about
Synonyms: message subject_matter substance
Related terms: communication information subject statement opinion meaning narration proposal direction request wit guidance nonsense promotion respects reminder submission offer disapproval digression statement body refusal shocker treacle sensationalism approval disrespect commitment acknowledgment drivel latent_content memorial insertion corker
3. [ adjective ] satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are
Synonyms: contented

"a contented smile"

Related terms: discontented satisfied smug complacent easygoing at_peace happy pleased
4. [ verb ] satisfy in a limited way

"He limited himself to three glasses of beer last night"

Related terms: restrict limit contentment
5. [ noun ] the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.
Related terms: proportion
6. [ verb ] make content

"I am contented"

Related terms: discontent satisfy contentedness
7. [ noun ] the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
Synonyms: mental_object cognitive_content
Related terms: cognition issue idea goal topic theory experience tradition belief representation education acculturation ignorance wisdom lore kernel food food_for_thought object metaknowledge knowledge_domain unbelief universe noumenon
8. [ noun ] the amount that can be contained
Synonyms: capacity

"the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons"

Related terms: volume vital_capacity hold
9. [ noun ] the state of being contented with your situation in life
Synonyms: contentedness

"he relaxed in sleepy contentedness" "they could read to their heart's content"

Related terms: acceptance
10. [ adjective ] satisfied; enjoying well-being and contentment
Synonyms: happy

"felt content with her lot" "quite happy to let things go on as they are"

Related terms: contented
11. [ noun ] (fine art) something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
Synonyms: subject depicted_object

"a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject"

Related terms: entity thing scene
Similar spelling:   contents