Dictionary

  Definition of content
  1. 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 subject"
  2. the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
  3. what a communication that is about something is about
  4. everything that is included in a collection; "he emptied the contents of his pockets"; "the two groups were similar in content"
  5. the amount that can be contained; "the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons"
  6. the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.
  7. the state of being contented with your situation in life; "he relaxed in sleepy contentedness"; "they could read to their heart''s content"
  8. satisfy in a limited way; "He contented himself with one glass of beer per day"
  9. make content; "I am contented"
  10. satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are; "a contented smile"
Similar Words: subject, depicted object, cognitive content, mental object, message, subject matter, substance, capacity, contentedness, contented

 

See Also: happy, pleased

 

Hyponyms: tradition, object, food, food for thought, intellectual nourishment, noumenon, thing-in-itself, universe, universe of discourse, topic, subject, issue, matter, idea, thought, kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty, wisdom, representation, mental representation, internal representation, belief, unbelief, disbelief, goal, end, education, experience, acculturation, culture, lore, traditional knowledge, ignorance, knowledge domain, knowledge base, metaknowledge, body, corker, reminder, request, petition, postulation, memorial, latent content, theme, digression, aside, excursus, divagation, parenthesis, meaning, significance, signification, import, nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum, drivel, garbage, acknowledgment, acknowledgement, refusal, information, info, guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction, commitment, dedication, approval, commendation, disapproval, respects, disrespect, discourtesy, interpolation, insertion, statement, wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness, opinion, view, instruction, proposal, offer, offering, submission, entry, narrative, narration, story, tale, promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging, sensationalism, shocker, vital capacity

 

Part Meronyms: scene, view

 

Derivational Morphology: hold, bear, carry, contain, contentment, contentedness

 

Anagrams: connect, connote

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: contingut   Chinese: 内容  
Danish: indhold   Dutch: inhoud  
Finnish: sisältö   French: contenu  
German: Inhalt   Hebrew: תכולה  
Italian: contenuto   Japanese: 内容  
Malayalam: ഉള്ളടക്കം   Portuguese: conteúdo  
Romanian: conţinut   Spanish: contenido  
Swedish: innehåll  
 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
clinch means (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily; a tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big h... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z