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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun content:


Content is sometimes a misspelling of continent.

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Definition of the noun content

What does content mean as a name of something?

Content is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: contents

  1. (usually plural) everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • examples: he emptied the contents of his pockets | the two groups were similar in content
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of content: contents
    • more generic words: accumulation / aggregation / assemblage / collection = several things grouped together or considered as a whole
  2. what a communication that is about something is about
  3. the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.
    • lexical domain: Relations - nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas
    • more generic word: proportion = the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
  4. the amount that can be contained
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonym of content: capacity
    • more generic word: volume = the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
    • more specific term: vital capacity = the maximum amount of air that can be exhaled after a maximum inhalation
  5. the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
  6. the state of being contented with your situation in life
    • example: they could read to their heart's content
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of content: contentedness
    • more generic word: acceptance = the state of being acceptable and accepted
  7. something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of content: depicted object / subject
    • more generic word: thing = a separate and self-contained entity
    • part of: scene / view = graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept

Alternative definition of the noun content


  1. [uncountable] That which is contained.
  2. Subject matter; substance.
  3. The amount of material contained.
  4. [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).
  5. See contents.
  6. Satisfaction; contentment

Definition of the adjective content

What does content mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more content / most content

  1. satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are

Alternative definition of the adjective content


  1. Satisfied; in a state of satisfaction.

Definition of the verb content

What does content mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: contented | contenting | contents

  1. satisfy in a limited way
    • example: He contented himself with one glass of beer per day
    • lexical domain: Consumption - verbs of eating and drinking
    • more generic terms: conform to / fill / fit / fulfil / fulfill / meet / satisfy = fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction
  2. make content

Alternative definition of the verb content


  1. [transitive] To give contentment or satisfaction; to satisfy; to gratify; to appease.


  1. Content, also known as the Bowling House, is a historic home located in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, across the street from the county courthouse. The home is a 2 ¹⁄₂-story, two-part frame structure built in three stages. The first section, built in 1787, consisted of the present main block, with a stair hall and porch were added ca. 1800. A north wing was added before 1844. Content is one of the oldest buildings remaining in the county seat of Upper Marlboro, along with Kingston and the Buck House. Content has always been owned by prominent families in the civic, economic, and social affairs of town, county, and state including the Magruder, Beanes, and Lee families; and the Bowling family of the 20th century.
  2. Content, also known as C.C. Harper Farm, is a historic home located at Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland, United States. It is of brick construction, two stories high, five bays wide and one room deep, with a single flush brick chimney. The house was constructed about 1787. Also on the property are a small Flemish bond brick dairy and a meathouse.

There are other places with in their name, like Heart's Content, Sherwood Content and Hearts Content Scenic Area.


  1. "Content" is the seventh full-length studio album by UK band Gang of Four, released January 24, 2011 on Grönland Records in Europe and the following day on Yep Roc Records in the US.
    • also known as Content - Deluxe Can
    • genre: Post-punk
    • released on
  2. "Content" is a musical album of Philipp Quehenberger.
    • released in
  3. "Content" is a composition.


"Content" is a book by Cory Doctorow.

  • also known as "Content: selected essays on technology, creativity, copyright, and the future of the future"


"Content" is a 2010 documentary film directed and written by Chris Petit.


  1. Content: The Broadcast Content that is being broadcast.
  2. Content: Broadcast Content with this advisory.
  3. content: Information content within the Information Object. For example, text, still and moving images, audio, and other intellectual productions. Examples: duration, character count.

Phrases with Content

Phrases starting with the word Content:

  1. Content Key
  2. Content farm
  3. content word
  4. Content filtering
  5. Content Wrangling
  6. Content repository
  7. Content management system

Phrases ending with the word Content:

  1. Web content
  2. heat content
  3. Open Content
  4. Adult Content
  5. latent content
  6. cognitive content
  7. Hausdorff Content
  8. To One's Heart's Content

Other phrases containing the word Content:

  1. cubic content unit
  2. Advanced Access Content System
  3. Learning content management system

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Content

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Google previewHow to Count It All Joy (2012)

When Faced with Insurmountable Circumstances! by Bernita Scott Weston

The word content means to be satisfied. Synonyms are: contended, gratified, happy, pleased and satisfied. Let's review some supporting S criptures: Don't be obsessed with getting more material things. Be relaxed with what you have.

Google previewTest Your EQ (2009)

Assess Your Emotional Intelligence with 22 Personality Questionnaires by Philip Carter

Being content also means having the flexibility to realize that we sometimes have to modify our beliefs and the way we do things, and to set new goals. In keeping with many of the tests in this book a degree of self- analysis is recommended, ...

Google previewTest Your Emotional Intelligence (2011)

Improve Your EQ and Learn How to Impress Potential Employers by Philip Carter

Being content also means having the flexibility to realize that we sometimes have to modify our beliefs and the way we do things, and to set new goals. In keeping with many of the tests in this book a degree of selfanalysis is recommended, ...

Google previewSeeking Justice (2015)

by Jordan Douglas

Being content means trusting in God. Being upset does not help, usually makes it worse. Trusting in god elevates our stress. Be dependent on God for everything. Psalm 5:12 and Ephesians 2:8, 'by grace are ye saved through faith'.

Google previewHow to Thrive in Perilous Times (2009)

Living Beyond the World System by Happy Caldwell

Being content means letting your conversation ( general behavior) be without covetousness. Don't get troubled, anxious, and nervous trying to be something you are 52 HOW TO THRIVE IN PERILOUS TIMES.

Google previewAmazing Yoga! (2010)

A Practical Guide to Building Strength, Wellness, and Spirit by Sean Conley, Karen Conley

Being content means you are happy and comfortable in your own skin. As we all know, it is almost impossible to keep our minds out of the past and peeking towards the future. But when we focus our thoughts on what could happen, we spend ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Philosophy (2009)

by Michael Proudfoot, A.R. Lacey

Content . A term whose use has altered between its appearanceinthe nineteenth century and its presentday uses. Propositional attitudes(attitudes which involve propositions, like belief, desire, fear, doubt, thought, imagination, surmise) have ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

Content and Language Integrated Learning, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Dalton-Puffer, C., Nikula, T. and Smit, U. (2010) Language Use and Language Learning in CLIL Classrooms, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Wood (2007)

by U S Dept of Agriculture

The average moisture content should have upper and lower tolerance limits, and all values should fall within these limits. Kiln-dried softwood dimension lumber generally has an average moisture content of 19% or less; the average moisture ...

Google previewMicrosoft Windows Vista Visual Encyclopedia (2007)

by Kate Shoup Welsh, Kate J. Chase

After you set your supervisor password, Content Advisor is enabled with the default settings in place. These default settings apply maximum restrictions, blocking all content that does not meet or exceed the most conservative ratings criteria as ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Money (2009)

by Larry Allen

William Lowndes, secretary to the treasury, proposed recoinage at a lower silver content for a given face value, bringing the silver content of freshly minted coins into line with the silver content of worn, clipped coins. Wear and clipping had on ...

Google previewThe Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia (2009)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

Content and expression must be analysed separately, but with constant regard to the interplay between them; namely, the function between sign expression and sign content. Replacement of one sign expression, e.g., ram, by another, e.g., ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

kindness, сэтгэлийн агуугаарoutofthe kindness of one's heart АГУУЛАГДАХУУH contents АГУУЛАЛТ content (n.) АГУУЛАМЖ content (n.) ...

Google previewThe Anthem Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory (2010)

by Peter Auger

content Whatever is contained in a work; the meaning communicated. Content is commonly contrasted with STYLE and FORM: the distinction is between what and how meaning is expressed. It is widely recognised that content and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crime and Punishment (2002)

by David Levinson

But it is the content of films themselves that raised the battle cry of reform during the twentieth century. In 1922 the advent of talking motion pictures resulted in a quasi-governmental entity called the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors ...

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Quotes about Content

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. (Socrates)
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Scrabble value of C3O1N1T1E1N1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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