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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 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 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 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 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 previewRoutledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2006)

by Hadumod Bussmann

content References => operational procedures content Term used in various ways for the designation of the meaning of the linguistic sign, in contrast to its material realization, the expression2. Depending on the theoretical concept, ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Communication (2015)

by Wolfgang Donsbach

content. analysis,. qualitative. crime and communication technology. range of new search and navigation tools available to them in the new media environment . See also: ▸. Advertising, Economics of. ▸Audience. Research. ▸. AUDIENCE ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Health, Nutrition and Family Welfare (2000)

Ash content decreased and calcium pectate increased significantly with increased period of germination. Beal found that sprouting resulted in increased NDF, ADF and protein content of peas. Germination had very little effect on crude protein ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications (2007)

by Freire, Mario

KEY tErMS Content Package:Contentpackages are collections ofelectronic learning materials assembled in a standard manner so they can be used across different e-learning systems. A common standard for assembling these learning units ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics (2006)

by Neil J. Salkind

CONTENT. VALIDITY. In educational and psychological testing, the term validity refers to “the degree to which evidence and theory support the interpretations of test scores entailed by proposed uses of tests” (American Educational Research ...

Google previewLongman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (2013)

by Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

contact language n see PIDGIN content analysis n 1 (in research) amethod used for analyzing and tabulating the frequency of occurrence oftopics,ideas, opinions and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Second Edition (2008)

by Pagani, Margherita

content, such as static Web pages, transaction-based Web sites, streaming media, or even real-time video or audio, especially to enable the distribution and the delivery of rich media over wide area networks, such as the Internet or corporate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gender in Media (2012)

by Mary Kosut

There are numerous useful definitions of the quantitative research method of content analysis as it pertains to the examination...

One brief and particularly useful definition describes content analysis as a research methodology in which media ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

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

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security (2007)

by Quigley, Marian

With the rise of security breaches and computer crimes such as identity theft, DRMisincreasingly an issue for creators, content owners, purveyors, and consumers of all sorts of digital materials. This article defines what DRM is and explains ...

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 ...

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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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