(noun, adjective, verb)


1. satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are

- a contented smile

Similar word(s): complacent, satisfied, smug, happy, pleased, contented


1. (usually plural) everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something

- he emptied the contents of his pockets

- the two groups were similar in content

Similar word(s): contents

Definition categories: group, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

2. what a communication that is about something is about

Similar word(s): message, substance

Definition categories: communication

3. the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.

Definition categories: link, proportion

4. the amount that can be contained

Similar word(s): capacity

Definition categories: quantity, volume

5. the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Definition categories: thought, cognition, knowledge, noesis

6. the state of being contented with your situation in life

- he relaxed in sleepy contentedness

- they could read to their heart's content

Similar word(s): contentedness

Definition categories: state, acceptance

7. something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation

Similar word(s): subject

Definition categories: man–made, thing

Sentences with content as a noun:

- They were in a state of sleepy content after supper.


1. satisfy in a limited way

- He contented himself with one glass of beer per day

Definition categories: consumption, fill, fit, fulfil, fulfill, meet, satisfy

2. make content

- I am contented

Definition categories: emotion, gratify, satisfy

Sentences with content as a verb:

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