1. content, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage

usage: 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"

2. message, content, subject matter, substance, communication

usage: what a communication that is about something is about

3. content, proportion

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

4. capacity, content, volume

usage: the amount that can be contained; "the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons"

5. content, cognitive content, mental object, cognition, knowledge, noesis

usage: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

6. contentedness, content, acceptance

usage: the state of being contented with your situation in life; "he relaxed in sleepy contentedness"; "they could read to their heart's content"

7. subject, content, depicted object, thing

usage: 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"


1. content, limit, circumscribe, confine

usage: satisfy in a limited way; "He contented himself with one glass of beer per day"

2. content, satisfy, gratify

usage: make content; "I am contented"


1. contented (vs. discontented), content, complacent, self-satisfied, self-complacent, satisfied, smug, self-satisfied, happy, pleased

usage: satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are; "a contented smile"

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