content oneself with

content oneself with
genoeg hebben aan-, tevreden zijn met-
content oneself with
zich tevredenstellen met, genoegen nemen met

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  • content oneself with — accept as adequate despite wanting more or better. → content …   English new terms dictionary

  • content oneself with — be satisfied with, be happy with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • content — 1. Content is pronounced with stress on the second syllable as a verb (see 2), adjective, and noun (meaning ‘a contented state’: see 3), and on the first syllable as a noun (meaning ‘what is contained’: see 4). 2. Content oneself with (not by) is …   Modern English usage

  • content — Ⅰ. content [1] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ in a state of peaceful happiness or satisfaction. ► VERB 1) satisfy; please. 2) (content oneself with) accept (something) as adequate despite wanting something more or better. ► NOUN …   English terms dictionary

  • content — I adj. 1) content with (they were content with their lot) 2) content to + inf. (she was not content to remain at home) II n. to smb. s heart s content ( to one s complete satisfaction ) III v. (formal) (d; refl.) to content with (to content… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • content — content1 [kən tɛnt] adjective in a state of peaceful happiness or satisfaction. verb satisfy (someone). ↘(content oneself with) accept as adequate despite wanting more or better. noun 1》 a state of satisfaction. 2》 a member of the British House… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Content — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Content >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 content content contentment contentedness Sgm: N 1 complacency complacency satisfaction entire satisfaction ease heart s ease peace of mind Sgm: N 1 serenity serenity …   English dictionary for students

  • content — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Satisfaction Nouns content, contentment, contentedness; complacency, satisfaction, ease, peace of mind, clear conscience; serenity, euphoria; cheerfulness;gratification; comfort, well being, life of… …   English dictionary for students

  • content — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin contentus, from past participle of continēre to hold in, contain more at contain Date: 15th century contented, satisfied < was content with her life as it was > II. transitive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • User-generated content — UGC redirects here. For other uses, see UGC (disambiguation). User generated content (UGC) covers a range of media content available in a range of modern communications technologies. It entered mainstream usage during 2005 having arisen in web… …   Wikipedia

  • self-content — self contentedly, adv. self contentedness, n. /self keuhn tent , self /, n. 1. satisfaction with oneself; self complacency. adj. 2. content with oneself; self satisfied. Also, self contentment. [1645 55] * * * …   Universalium

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