Something contained, as in a receptacle. Often used in the plural: the contents of my desk drawer; the contents of an aerosol can. The individual items or topics that are dealt with in a publication or document. Often used in the plural: a table of contents. The material, including text and images, that constitutes a publication or document. The substantive or meaningful part: "The brain is hungry not for method but for content, especially content which contains generalizations that are powerful, precise, and explicit\u201d ( Frederick Turner). The meaning or significance of a literary or artistic work. The proportion of a specified substance: Eggs have a high protein content. Desiring no more than what one has; satisfied. Ready to accept or acquiesce; willing: She was content to step down after four years as chief executive. To make content or satisfied: contented himself with one piece of cake. Contentment; satisfaction.