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contents

[ kon-tent ]SEE DEFINITION OF contents

Synonyms for contents

  • capacity
  • cargo
  • chapters
  • connotation
  • constituents
  • details
  • divisions
  • essence
  • filling
  • freight
  • furnishing
  • gist
  • guts
  • implication
  • ingredients
  • innards
  • inside
  • lading
  • load
  • meaning
  • nub
  • packing
  • shipment
  • significance
  • size
  • space
  • stuffing
  • subjects
  • substance
  • sum
  • text
  • themes
  • topics
  • volume
  • subject matter
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Antonyms for contents

  • outside
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTENTS

Mr. Gladstone knew what books he had and was familiar with their contents.

She is greatly disturbed at the contents of a letter from Lovelace.

Andrew was barely in time to save the contents of the sack from her teeth.

Then label the cans, so that no mistake will be made as to their contents.

The Bank will open the door and attend to the contents of the box at the proper time.

The feeling that one has for the plate after he has eaten its contents, madam.

I cannot forgive the contents, although I am at a loss what answer to return.

Josie fingered the contents of her purse expectantly, but Duncan hung in the wind.

He contents himself with a house in a more convenient and safer spot.

Casanova's first impulse was to throw the contents of his glass in Lorenzi's face.

WORD ORIGIN

"things contained" in something (the stomach, a document, etc.), early 15c., Latin contentum (plural contenta), neuter past participle of continere (see contain). Table of contents is late 15c.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTENTS

capacities

nounvolume; limit of volume held
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