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Noun: contents  'kón,tents
  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";
    - content
  2. A list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
    - table of contents
Noun: content  'kón,tent
  1. What a communication is about; the information conveyed or area of interest
    - message, subject matter, substance
  2. The proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.
  3. The amount that can be contained
    - capacity
  4. The sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
    - cognitive content, mental object
  5. 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
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: contentses

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

Antonym: discontent

Part of: publication, scene, view

Encyclopedia: Contents

Content, Pennsylvania