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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·tent /kənˈtɛnt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·tent /ˈkɑnˌtɛnt/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 內容; 內涵

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tent a.  Contained within limits; hence, having the desires limited by that which one has; not disposed to repine or grumble; satisfied; contented; at rest.
 Having food and rai
 ment, let us be therewith content.   --1 Tim. vi. 8.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tent n.; usually in pl., Contents.
 1. 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.
    I shall prove these writings . . . authentic, and the contents true, and worthy of a divine original.   --Grew.
 2. Power of containing; capacity; extent; size. [Obs.]
    Strong ship's, of great content.   --Bacon.
 3. Geom. Area or quantity of space or matter contained within certain limits; as, solid contents; superficial contents.
    The geometrical content, figure, and situation of all the lands of a kingdom.   --Graunt.
 Table of contents, or Contents, a table or list of topics in a book, showing their order and the place where they may be found: a summary.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tent v. t.
 1. To satisfy the desires of; to make easy in any situation; to appease or quiet; to gratify; to please.
    Do not content yourselves with obscure and confused ideas, where clearer are to be attained.   --I. Watts.
    Pilate, willing to content the people, released Barabbas unto them.   --Mark xv. 15.
 2. To satisfy the expectations of; to pay; to requite.
    Come the next Sabbath, and I will content you.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To satisfy; appease; please. See Satiate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tent, n.
 1. Rest or quietness of the mind in one's present condition; freedom from discontent; satisfaction; contentment; moderate happiness.
    Such is the fullness of my heart's content.   --Shak.
 2. Acquiescence without examination. [Obs.]
    The sense they humbly take upon content.   --Pope.
 3. That which contents or satisfies; that which if attained would make one happy.
    So will I in England work your grace's full content.   --Shak.
 4. Eng. House of Lords An expression of assent to a bill or motion; an affirmative vote; also, a member who votes “Content.”.
    Supposing the number of =\“Contents and “Not contents” strictly equal in number and consequence.\=   --Burke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are;
            "a contented smile" [syn: contented] [ant: discontented]
      n 1: everything that is included in a collection; "he emptied the
           contents of his pockets"; "the two groups were similar
           in content"
      2: what a communication that is about something is about [syn:
         message, subject matter, substance]
      3: the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture
         or alloy etc.
      4: the amount that can be contained; "the gas tank has a
         capacity of 12 gallons" [syn: capacity]
      5: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or
         learned [syn: cognitive content, mental object]
      6: the state of being contented with your situation in life;
         "he relaxed in sleepy contentedness"; "they could read to
         their heart's content" [syn: contentedness]
      7: 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" [syn: subject, depicted
      v 1: satisfy in a limited way; "He contented himself with one
           glass of beer per day"
      2: make content; "I am contented" [ant: discontent]