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content

 
Adjective content has 1 sense
  1. contented, content - satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are; "a contented smile"
Noun content has 7 senses
  1. content - everything that is included in a collection; "he emptied the contents of his pockets"; "the two groups were similar in content"
    --1 is a kind of
    collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
  2. message, content, subject matter, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
    --2 is a kind of communication
    --2 has particulars:
     body; corker; reminder; request, petition, postulation; memorial; latent content; subject, topic, 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; statement; wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness; opinion, view; direction, instruction; proposal; offer, offering; submission, entry; narrative, narration, story, tale; promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging; sensationalism; shocker
  3. content - the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.
    --3 is a kind of
    proportion, proportionality
  4. capacity, content - the amount that can be contained; "the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons"
    --4 is a kind of volume
    --4 has particulars: vital capacity
    Derived form: verb contain2
  5. content, cognitive content, mental object - the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
    --5 is a kind of cognition, knowledge, noesis
    --5 has particulars:
     tradition; object; food, food for thought, intellectual nourishment; noumenon, thing-in-itself; universe, universe of discourse; topic, subject, issue, matter; issue; 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
  6. contentedness, content - the state of being contented with your situation in life; "he relaxed in sleepy contentedness"; "they could read to their heart's content"
    --6 is a kind of acceptance
    Derived forms: verb content2, verb content1
  7. subject, content, depicted object - 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"
    --7 is a kind of thing
    --7 is a part of scene, view
Verb content has 2 senses
  1. content - satisfy in a limited way; "He contented himself with one glass of beer per day"
    --1 is one way to
    limit, circumscribe, confine
    Derived forms: noun contentment1, noun content6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  2. content - make content; "I am contented"
    --2 is one way to
    satisfy, gratify
    Antonyms: discontent
    Derived form: noun content6
    Sample sentence:
    The good news will content her
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