contents

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

contents

  1. plural form of content
  2. (usually plural) That which is contained.
    It is not covered in your homeowner's policy. You need contents insurance.
    The contents of the cup had a familiar aroma.
    • 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 1, Internal Combustion[1]:
      Blast after blast, fiery outbreak after fiery outbreak, like a flaming barrage from within, [] most of Edison's grounds soon became an inferno. As though on an incendiary rampage, the fires systematically devoured the contents of Edison's headquarters and facilities.
  3. (plural only) 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.

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Verb[edit]

contents

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of content

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

contents

  1. masculine plural form of content

Jèrriais[edit]

Adjective[edit]

contents

  1. masculine plural form of content