that which is contained in sth
that which is written or spoken about in a book, an article, a programme, a speech, etc.
amount of sth contained in sth else
accept sth, even though one would have liked more or better
state of being content
satisfied with what one has; not wanting more; happy
"he emptied the contents of his pockets"
"the two groups were similar in content"
"the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons"
"he relaxed in sleepy contentedness"
"they could read to their heart's content"
"a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject"
"a contented smile"
"He contented himself with one glass of beer per day"
"I am contented"
A letter ought not to be estimated by the length of it, but by the contents.
出自： W. Cowper
She dumped the contents of her handbag onto the counter.
出自： J. Cheever
In Concord and Content The Commons live, by no Divisions rent.
A look of deep content shone in her eyes.
出自： K. Mansfield
Abdul Kadar was content to play a waiting game.
出自： L. Uris
As a small child, I was content enough with the life around me.
出自： Day Lewis
I am content But I'm not happy.
出自： R. Harries
I will content you if what pleases you contents you.
出自：As You Like It , Shakespeare
No ordinary view will content the Miss Alans.
出自： E. M. Forster
John contented himself with two glasses of beer even though he could have had more.
We cannot go abroad this year, so we'll have to content ourselves with a holiday in London.
You will have to content yourself with what you have.
As the TV is broken, you'll have to content yourself with listening to the radio.
She didn't take part in the discussion, but contented herself with smoking cigarettes.
We must not be contented with such a small success.
The essay is excellent both in form and in content.
I should be content to remain where I am.
误 The content of his suitcase is doubtful.
正 The contents of his suitcase are doubtful.
误 Humus contents of the soil is very high.
正 Humus content of the soil is very high.
析 content作“所含之物”解时,通常用其复数形式; 而content of表示“…的容量,含量”，应用单数形式。