- con|tent1 W2S2 [ˈkɔntent US ˈka:n-] n1.) contents [plural]a) the things that are inside a box, bag, room etccontents of▪ The customs official rummaged through the contents of his briefcase.▪ Most of the gallery's contents were damaged in the fire.contents insurance(=insurance for things such as furniture that you have in your house)b) the things that are written in a letter, book etccontents of▪ She kept the contents of the letter a secret.▪ The program automatically creates a table of contents (=a list at the beginning of a document that shows the different parts into which it is divided) .▪ He cast his eye down the contents page .2.) [singular]the amount of a substance that is contained in something, especially food or drinkfat/protein/alcohol etc content▪ the fat content of cheese▪ water with a low salt content3.) [singular, U]the ideas, facts, or opinions that are contained in a speech, piece of writing, film, programme etc▪ The content of the media course includes scripting, editing and camera work.4.) [singular, U]the information contained in a website, considered separately from the software that makes the website work▪ The graphics are brilliant. It's just a shame the content is so poor.content 2con|tent2 W3 [kənˈtent] adj [not before noun][Date: 1400-1500; : French; Origin: Latin contentus; CONTENT2]1.) happy and satisfied▪ Andy was a good husband, and Nicky was clearly very content.content with▪ We'll be content with a respectable result in tomorrow's match.2.) content (for sb) to do sthwilling to do or accept something, rather than doing more▪ She sat quietly, content to watch him working.▪ He seemed quite content to let Steve do the talking.▪ Dr Belson had been more than content for them to deal with any difficulties.3.) not content with sthused to emphasize that someone wants or does more than something▪ Not content with her new car, Selina now wants a bike for trips into the city centre.content 3content3 n [U]1.) literary a feeling of quiet happiness and satisfaction2.) do sth to your heart's contentto do something as much as you want▪ She took refuge in the library, where she could read to her heart's content.content 4content4 v [T]1.) content yourself with (doing) sthto do or have something that is not what you really wanted, but is still satisfactory▪ Mr Lal has been asking for more responsibility, but has had to content himself with a minor managerial post.2.) formal to make someone feel happy and satisfied▪ I was no longer satisfied with the life that had hitherto contented me.
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content — content, ente [ kɔ̃tɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • fin XIIIe; lat. contentus, de continere → contenir ♦ Satisfait. 1 ♦ Content de qqch. Vx Comblé, qui n a plus besoin d autre chose. « Qui vit content de rien possède toute chose » (Boileau). Subst. m. (fin XVe) … Encyclopédie Universelle
content — content, ente (kon tan, tan t ) adj. 1° Qui se contente de, qui s accommode de, se borne à. Content de peu. • Le sage y vit en paix [sous l humble toit] et méprise le reste ; Content de ses douceurs, errant parmi les bois, Il regarde à ses… … Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré
content — CONTENT, ENTE. adj. Celui, celle qui a l esprit satisfait. Un homme content. Il est content de sa condition, de sa fortune, de ses biens. Il est content de peu de choses. Elle est contente de tout. Il vit content. Il a le coeur content. Il ne… … Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798
content — CONTENT, [cont]ente. adj. Qui est satisfait, qui a ce qu il desire. Un homme content. un esprit content. il est content de sa condition, de sa fortune, de ses biens. il est content de peu de chose. il vit content. il a le coeur content. il mene… … Dictionnaire de l'Académie française
content — Content, AEquus, Contentus. Estre content de ce qu on a, Continere se finibus rerum suarum. Estre content, Magnitudinem animi adhibere rei alicui. Estre content de perdre du sien, Concedere de iure suo. Je suis, ou J en suis content, Per me licet … Thresor de la langue françoyse
Content — or contents may refer to: Contentment, a state of being Content (algebra), the highest common factor of a polynomial s coefficients Content (measure theory), an additive real function defined on a field of sets Content (media), published… … Wikipedia
content — con‧tent [ˈkɒntent ǁ ˈkɑːn ] noun 1. contents [plural] the things that are inside a bag, box, room etc: • The contents of the suitcase were seized by the police. 2. contents [plural] the things that are written in a letter, document, book etc: •… … Financial and business terms
content — 1. Content is pronounced with stress on the second syllable as a verb (see 2), adjective, and noun (meaning ‘a contented state’: see 3), and on the first syllable as a noun (meaning ‘what is contained’: see 4). 2. Content oneself with (not by) is … Modern English usage
Content 2.0 — is a technology that turns a static (content rich) web page on a web site into an interactive web page. This ability to interact with the web pages means that visitors to a Content 2.0 enabled web site can comment on the content that s on the… … Wikipedia
content — Ⅰ. content  ► ADJECTIVE ▪ in a state of peaceful happiness or satisfaction. ► VERB 1) satisfy; please. 2) (content oneself with) accept (something) as adequate despite wanting something more or better. ► NOUN … English terms dictionary
Content — Con*tent , n. 1. Rest or quietness of the mind in one s present condition; freedom from discontent; satisfaction; contentment; moderate happiness. [1913 Webster] Such is the fullness of my heart s content. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Acquiescence… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English