• Contents




    1. Plural 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, w, Internal Combustion Chapter 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. (pluralonly) 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.


    1. contents

      (third-person singular of content)
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