What does contents mean?

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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.

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

How to pronounce contents?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Mark Stringer:

    We don't know the contents of the executive order at this point.

  2. Yates Baroody:

    I called Archie Parnell and let Archie Parnell know about the contents of the documents. I said you have to resign from this race. And when Archie Parnell did not immediately tell me that this was Archie Parnell plan to, I said that I can not help you anymore, i made very clear to Archie Parnell that there was no longer a path to victory but Archie Parnell still insisted that Archie Parnell thought there was.

  3. Ezra Loomis Pound:

    Men do not understand books until they have had a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.

  4. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    We will not comment on the contents of this year’s report until after the report is released.

  5. State Department spokesman Mark Toner:

    As we go through the contents of these e-mails... we need to look at whether portions of them need to be upgraded in terms of classification, these were upgraded to confidential, so none of these documents were classified at the time they were sent.

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