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Noun: content  'kón,tent
  1. (usually plural) everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    "he emptied the contents of his pockets"; "the two groups were similar in content";
    - contents
  2. What a communication is about; the information conveyed or area of interest
    - message, subject matter, substance
  3. The proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.
  4. The amount that can be contained
    - capacity
  5. The sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
    - cognitive content, mental object
  6. Something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    "a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same content";
    - subject, depicted object
Adjective: content[2]  kun'tent
  1. Satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are
    "a content smile";
    - contented
Noun: content[2]  kun'tent
  1. The state of being contented with your situation in life
    "they could read to their hearts' content";
    - contentedness
Verb: content[2]  kun'tent
  1. Satisfy in a limited way
    "He content[2]ed himself with one glass of beer per day"
  2. Make or become satisfied
    "I am content[2]ed"

Derived forms: contents

See also: complacent, happy, pleased, satisfied, self-complacent, self-satisfied, smug

Type of: acceptance, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, cognition, collection, communication, conform to, fill, fit, fulfil [Brit, Cdn], fulfill [N. Amer], gratify, knowledge, meet, noesis, proportion, satisfy, thing, volume

Antonym: discontent

Part of: scene, view

Encyclopedia: Content, Pennsylvania