contents

contents
contents [n] elements of larger object 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, subject matter, subjects, substance, sum, text, themes, topics, volume; concept 835

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  • contents — I noun components, constituents, details, drift, essence, gist, items, meaning, parts, pith, scope, sense, subject, subject matter, subject of thought, substance, text, themes, thesis, topics associated concepts: contents of a chose in action,… …   Law dictionary

  • contents — [plural] ► everything that is contained within something: »A spokesman has refused to disclose the contents of the shipment. »Her parents home contents insurance policy covered her for the loss of the phone. Main Entry: ↑content …   Financial and business terms

  • Contents — Con*tents (? or ?; 277), n. pl. See {Content}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contents — 1520s, from L. contentum (pl. contenta), neut. pp. of continere (see CONTAIN (Cf. contain)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Contents — Content Con tent (k[o^]n t[e^]nt or k[o^]n*t[e^]nt ; 277), n.; usually in pl., {Contents}. 1. That which is contained; the thing or things held by a receptacle or included within specified limits; as, the contents of a cask or bale or of a room;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Contents — Content Con tent (k[o^]n t[e^]nt or k[o^]n*t[e^]nt ; 277), n.; usually in pl., {Contents}. 1. That which is contained; the thing or things held by a receptacle or included within specified limits; as, the contents of a cask or bale or of a room;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contents — n. 1) to divulge the contents (of a letter) 2) a table of contents * * * a table of contents to divulge the contents (of a letter) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Contents — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Things contained. < N PARAG:Contents >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 contents contents Sgm: N 1 cargo cargo lading freight shipment load bale burden jag Sgm: N 1 cartload cartloa …   English dictionary for students

  • contents — noun a) That which is contained. It is not covered in your homeowners policy. You need contents insurance. b) A table of contents; a list of chapters etc. in a book, and the page numbers on which they …   Wiktionary

  • contents — Synonyms and related words: acknowledgments, adjunct, appurtenance, aspect, back, back matter, bastard title, bibliography, card index, catch line, catchword, chart, circumstance, colophon, component, constituent, contents page, copyright page,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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