the things that are contained in sth
He tipped the contents of the bag onto the table.
Fire has caused severe damage to the contents of the building.
She hadn't read the letter and so was unaware of its contents.
the different sections that are contained in a book
a table of contents (= the list at the front of a book)
a contents page
the subject matter of a book, speech, programme, etc.
Your tone of voice is as important as the content of what you have to say.
The content of the course depends on what the students would like to study.
Her poetry has a good deal of political content.
following a noun
the amount of a substance that is contained in sth else
food with a high fat content
the alcohol content of a drink
the information or other material contained on a website or CD-ROM
online content providers
happy and satisfied with what you have
Not content with stealing my boyfriend (= not thinking that this was enough) , she has turned all my friends against me.
He seemed more content, less bitter.
He had to be content with third place.
willing to do sth
I was content to wait.
to accept and be satisfied with sth and not try to have or do sth better
Martina contented herself with a bowl of soup.
to make sb feel happy or satisfied
My apology seemed to content him.
as much as you want
a supervised play area where children can run around to their heart's content
These words all describe feeling, showing or giving pleasure or satisfaction.
feeling, showing or giving pleasure; satisfied with sth or not worried about it
幸福的婚姻 / 回忆 / 童年
a happy marriage/memory/childhood
I said I'd go, just to keep him happy .
pleased because you have achieved sth or because sth has happened as you wanted it to; showing this satisfaction
She's never satisfied with what she's got.
a satisfied smile
[not before noun] happy and satisfied with what you have
I'm perfectly content just to lie in the sun.
happy and comfortable with what you have; showing this
a contented baby
a long contented sigh
content or contented?
contented多指因生活舒适而惬意；content多指对生活的态度，可以用have to be content（只好知足）或learn to be content（学会知足）。人和动物均可用contented，但只有人才能用content。
Being contented depends more on having a comfortable life; being content can depend more on your attitude to your life: you can have to be content or learn to be content . People or animals can be contented but only people can be content .
( rather formal ) very happy; making people very happy
making people very happy; showing this happiness
three blissful weeks away
joyful or blissful?
Joy is a livelier feeling; bliss is more peaceful.
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
近义词: subject,depicted object
the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
近义词: cognitive content,mental object
what a communication that is about something is about
近义词: message,subject matter,substance
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
the amount that can be contained
- the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons
the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.
the state of being contented with your situation in life
- he relaxed in sleepy contentedness
- they could read to their heart's content
satisfy in a limited way
- He contented himself with one glass of beer per day
- I am contented
satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are
- a contented smile