Definition and Meanings for content

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Content is ranked 14,606 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of content

adjective, noun, transitive verb

Etymology of content

f. content, fr. l. contentus, p. p. of contenire to hold together, restrain. see contain f. contenter, ll. contentare, fr. l. contentus, p. p. see content, a.pos

Meaning of content

as adjective

  • contained within limits; hence, having the desires limited by that which one has; not disposed to repine or grumble; satisfied; contented; at rest.

as noun

  • that which is contained; the thing or things held by a receptacle or included within specified limits; as, the contents of a cask or bale or of a room; the contents of a book.
  • power of containing; capacity; extent; size.
  • area or quantity of space or matter contained within certain limits; as, solid contents; superficial contents.

as transitive verb, adjective

  • to satisfy the desires of; to make easy in any situation; to appease or quiet; to gratify; to please.
  • to satisfy the expectations of; to pay; to requite.

as noun

  • rest or quietness of the mind in one's present condition; freedom from discontent; satisfaction; contentment; moderate happiness.
  • acquiescence without examination.
  • that which contents or satisfies; that which if attained would make one happy.
  • an expression of assent to a bill or motion; an affirmative vote; also, a member who votes

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