What does contents mean?

Definitions for contents
con·tents

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contents, table of contents(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. contents(Noun)

    That which is contained.

  2. contents(Noun)

    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. contents

    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  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce contents?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say contents in sign language?

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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. H. P. Lovecraft:

    The most merciful thing in the world . . . is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.

  2. Colin Powell:

    The Ambassadors did not believe the contents were Confidential at the time and they were sent as unclassified. That is a fact.

  3. H. P. Lovecraft, "The Call of Cthulhu", first line:

    The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.

  4. Somchai Srisuthiyakorn:

    We will use Army Reserve Force students as a tool to create understanding about the contents of the draft constitution and distribute it all over the country, we have told them to do this in a neutral manner.

  5. Kristen Dahl:

    Its actually nice when Im looking at gut contents.

Images & Illustrations of contents

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