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Dictionary Definition

contents n : a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start [syn: table of contents]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. 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.
  2. Plural of content



  1. third-person singular of content



  1. Form of masculine plural, content

Extensive Definition

Content or Contents may refer to:
Content may also refer to:
  • Curriculum, material to be learned as opposed to the teaching methods used
  • Volume, when generalized to arbitrarily many dimensions in mathematics and physics
contents in German: Nachschlagen
contents in Korean: 콘텐츠
contents in Dutch: Content
contents in Japanese: コンテンツ
contents in Simple English: Content
contents in Slovak: Obsah

Synonyms, Antonyms 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, dedication, detail, element, endleaf, endpaper, endsheet, errata, factor, feature, fixings, flyleaf, folio, fore edge, foreword, front matter, half-title page, head, imprint, index, ingredient, inscription, integrant, introduction, item, leaf, makeup, makings, page, part, part and parcel, preface, preliminaries, recto, reverso, running title, signature, specialty, subtitle, table, table of contents, tail, text, thumb index, title, title page, trim size, type page, verso
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