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con·tents

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contents, table of contentsnoun

    a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start

Wiktionary

  1. contentsnoun

    That which is contained.

  2. contentsnoun

    A table of contents, a list of chapters, etc. in a book, and the page numbers on which they start.

    I always start a book by reading the dustjacket and the contents before I really dig in to the content itself.

ChatGPT

  1. contents

    Contents refer to the subjects, topics, or elements that are included or encompassed within something such as a document, book, package, container, website, or any other medium. They are the substance, components or material that make up the whole and often listed in detail, especially at the beginning or end of a formal written work or digital media to provide an overview of what is contained within.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contents

    of Content

  2. Contents

    see Content, n

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. contents

    A document which the master of a merchantman must deliver to the custom-house searcher, before he can clear outwards; it describes the vessel's destination, cargo, and all necessary particulars.

Editors Contribution

  1. contentsnoun

    Plural noun of content.

    The contents of the contract were only given to those who it affected and not all actors within the company.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'contents' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3208

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contents in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contents in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of contents in a Sentence

  1. Captain Cook:

    The Namibian government – every single coin, that is the normal procedure when a ship is found on a beach. The only exception is when it is a ship of state – then the country under whose flag the ship was sailing gets it and all its contents. And in this case the ship belonged to the King of Portugal, making it a ship of state – with the ship and its entire contents belonging to Portugal. The Portuguese government, however, very generously waived that right, allowing Namibia to keep the lot.

  2. Isabel Maples:

    Pack one cooler for drinks and another one for food, to keep both cooler contents colder.

  3. Mark Knight:

    The roof of the building collapsed, and what's fantastic is that there is a sort of hump beneath that center, which suggests the contents of the building are underneath the roof as well. So over the next few weeks we will take the roof away and see what's underneath.

  4. Unknown:

    A friend is one to whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.

  5. Parliament Damian Collins:

    After New FIFA requested urgent information from the Bahrain FA regarding the misappropriation of funds, Sheikh Salman did not comment until early December 2009, at which point Sheikh Salman denied those claims, however the Bahrain FA did not dispute the contents of the leaked documents.

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