Be+contented+with

  • 1 contented — adj. (often foll. by with, or to + infin.) 1 happy, satisfied. 2 (foll. by with) willing to be content (was contented with the outcome). Derivatives: contentedly adv. contentedness n …

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  • 2 contented — [kən tɛntɪd] adjective feeling or expressing happiness or satisfaction. ↘willing to accept something; satisfied: I was never contented with half measures. Derivatives contentedly adverb contentedness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 3 contented — [[t]kənte̱ntɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you are contented, you are satisfied with your life or the situation you are in. Whenever he returns to this place he is happy and contented... She was gazing at him with a soft, contented smile on her face. Ant …

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  • 4 contented — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem ADVERB ▪ very ▪ perfectly ▪ I felt perfect …

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  • 5 contented — adjective Date: 15th century feeling or showing satisfaction with one s possessions, status, or situation < a contented smile > • contentedly adverb • contentedness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 contented — con|tent|ed [ kən tentəd ] adjective happy and satisfied with your life: I can t imagine a more contented family anywhere. ╾ con|tent|ed|ly adverb: The cat purred contentedly …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 contented — UK [kənˈtentɪd] / US [kənˈtentəd] adjective happy and satisfied with your life I can t imagine a more contented family anywhere. Derived word: contentedly adverb The cat purred contentedly …

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  • 8 contented — /kənˈtɛntəd / (say kuhn tentuhd) adjective satisfied, as with what one has or with something mentioned; content. –contentedly, adverb –contentedness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 take up with — Be contented with …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10 self-contented — [self′kən tent′id] adj. contented with what one is or has self content n. self contentment * * * …

    Universalium

  • 11 self-contented — [self′kən tent′id] adj. contented with what one is or has self content n. self contentment …

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  • 12 The Carnation Contented Hour — was a long running music program sponsored by the Carnation Milk Company. It first appeared on NBC in 1931. The music theme was Contented. The program was a variety show featuring Percy Faith and his orchestra. Personnel varied occasionally but… …

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  • 13 taken with — Synonyms and related words: as compared with, attached to, beside, by comparison with, charmed, comfortable, compared with, content, contented, cozy, crazy about, delighted, devoted to, easy, enamored of, eupeptic, euphoric, exhilarated, far gone …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 To measure swords with one — Measure Meas ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Measured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Measuring}.] [F. mesurer, L. mensurare. See {Measure}, n.] 1. To ascertain by use of a measuring instrument; to compute or ascertain the extent, quantity, dimensions, or capacity… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 take up with — verb a) To form a close relationship with someone. I hear that John has taken up with Jane. b) To be contented to receive; to receive without opposition; to put up with …

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  • 16 content yourself with something — phrase to be willing to accept what you have, although you would prefer to have something else Initially, she contented herself with simply looking after her family. Thesaurus: willingness and to be willingsynonym Main entry: content …

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  • 17 satisfied with — pleased with, convinced that, contented …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 content yourself with something — to be willing to accept what you have, although you would prefer to have something else Initially, she contented herself with simply looking after her family …

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  • 19 content — 01. The little boy spent the last day of school emptying his desk of its [contents] and playing with his friends. 02. We put the [contents] of the fridge in boxes so we could clean it. 03. The [content] of the play is of an adult nature. 04.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 ὀλιγαρκεῖ — ὀλιγαρκέω to be contented with little pres ind mp 2nd sg (attic epic doric ionic) ὀλιγαρκέω to be contented with little pres ind act 3rd sg (attic epic doric ionic) ὀλιγαρκής contented with little masc/fem/neut nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic)… …

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