Content meaning

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Ready to accept or acquiesce; willing.

She was content to step down after four years as chief executive.

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Something contained, as in a receptacle.

The contents of my desk drawer; the contents of an aerosol can.

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The individual items or topics that are dealt with in a publication or document.

A table of contents.

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The substance or significance of a written work, especially as contrasted with its form.
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The material, including text and images, that constitutes a publication or document.
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Happy enough with what one has or is; not desiring something more or different; satisfied.
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Information, such as text, video, and sound, usually as contrasted with its format of presentation.

A television producer looking for content that was more entertaining.

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Desiring no more than what one has; satisfied.
adjective
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To make content or satisfied.

Contented himself with one piece of cake.

verb
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Contentment; satisfaction.
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All that is contained in something; everything inside.

The contents of a jar, trunk, etc.

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All that is contained or dealt with in a written work or a speech.

A table of contents.

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All that is dealt with in a course or area of study, work of art, discussion, etc.
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Essential meaning; substance.

The content of a poem as distinguished from its form.

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Volume or area.
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Written matter, pictorial images, movies, videos, recorded music, etc. regarded collectively as the source material for merchandise in various, esp. electronic, formats or media.
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(uncountable) That which is contained.
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The amount of material contained; contents.
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Satisfaction; contentment.

They were in a state of sleepy content after supper.

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To give contentment or satisfaction; to satisfy; to gratify; to appease.

You can't have any more - you'll have to content yourself with what you already have.

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Willing.
adjective
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To make content; satisfy.
verb
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The amount (of a specified substance) contained.

Iron with a high carbon content.

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Such material made available on the World Wide Web.
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On the Internet, content is any information that is available for retrieval by the user, including Web pages, images, music, audio, white papers, driver and software downloads as well as training, educational and reference materials.
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Subject matter; substance.
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Satisfied; in a state of satisfaction.
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That which contents or satisfies; that which if attained would make one happy.
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The definition of content is someone who is satisfied with what they have.

An example of content is how a person feels after eating the perfect meal.

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Content is defined as what is inside or included in something.

An example of content is beans inside of a jar.

An example of content is the words inside a book.

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The proportion of a specified substance.

Eggs have a high protein content.

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Pleased.
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Contentment.
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(mathematics) The n-dimensional space contained by an n-dimensional polytope (called volume in the case of a polyhedron and area in the case of a polygon).
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(UK, House of Lords) An expression of assent to a bill or motion; an affirmate vote.
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(UK, House of Lords) A member who votes in assent.
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A holding power; capacity.
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Capacity for holding.
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Origin of content

From Middle English, from Old French content, from Latin contentus (“satisfied, content”), past participle of continere (“to hold in, contain”); see contain.