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1 content /ˈkɑːnˌtɛnt/ noun
plural contents
1 content
/ˈkɑːnˌtɛnt/
noun
plural contents
Learner's definition of CONTENT
contents [plural] : the things that are in something
◊ A table of contents is a list that is placed at the beginning of some books. It shows how the book is divided into sections and at which page each section begins.
[noncount] : the ideas, facts, or images that are in a book, article, speech, movie, etc.
[noncount] : the amount of something that is in something else
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2 content /kənˈtɛnt/ adjective
2 content
/kənˈtɛnt/
adjective
Learner's definition of CONTENT
not used before a noun [more content; most content]
: pleased and satisfied : not needing more
3 content /kənˈtɛnt/ verb
contents; contented; contenting
3 content
/kənˈtɛnt/
verb
contents; contented; contenting
Learner's definition of CONTENT
[+ object] formal
: to make (someone) pleased and satisfied : to make (someone) content

content yourself with

: to be satisfied with (something that is less than or different from what you really want) : to accept (something) as being enough
4 content /kənˈtɛnt/ noun
4 content
/kənˈtɛnt/
noun
Learner's definition of CONTENT
[noncount] literary
: a feeling of being pleased and satisfied : the state of being content

to your heart's content

see heart
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