Content vs. Satisfied

Content vs. Satisfied — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Content and Satisfied

Contentnoun

often contents Something contained, as in a receptacle

the contents of my desk drawer.the contents of an aerosol can.

Satisfiedadjective

Full of or showing satisfaction

a very satisfied customer.a satisfied look.

Contentnoun

The individual items or topics that are dealt with in a publication or document

a table of contents.

Satisfiedverb

simple past tense and past participle of satisfy

Contentnoun

The material, including text and images, that constitutes a publication or document.

Satisfiedadjective

In a state of satisfaction.

I'm satisfied with your progress in your homework, so you can watch television now.

Contentnoun

The substance or significance of a written work, especially as contrasted with its form.

Satisfiedadjective

filled with satisfaction;

a satisfied customer

Contentnoun

Information, such as text, video, and sound, usually as contrasted with its format of presentation

a television producer looking for content that was more entertaining.

Satisfiedadjective

allayed;

his thirst quenched he was able to continue

Contentnoun

The proportion of a specified substance

Eggs have a high protein content.

Contentnoun

Contentment; satisfaction.

Contentadjective

Desiring no more than what one has; satisfied.

Contentadjective

Ready to accept or acquiesce; willing

She was content to step down after four years as chief executive.

Contentverb

To make content or satisfied

contented himself with one piece of cake.

Contentnoun

(uncountable) That which is contained.

Contentnoun

Subject matter; that which is contained in writing or speech.

Contentnoun

The amount of material contained; contents.

Contentnoun

Capacity for holding.

Contentnoun

(mathematics) The n-dimensional space contained by an n-dimensional polytope (called volume in the case of a polyhedron and area in the case of a polygon).

Contentnoun

(of a polynomial with coefficients in a GCD domain) The greatest common divisor of the coefficients; (of a polynomial with coefficients in an integral domain) the common factor of the coefficients which, when removed, leaves the adjusted coefficients with no common factor that is noninvertible.

Contentnoun

Satisfaction; contentment.

They were in a state of sleepy content after supper.

Contentnoun

(obsolete) Acquiescence without examination.

Contentnoun

That which contents or satisfies; that which if attained would make one happy.

Contentnoun

An expression of assent to a bill or motion; an affirmate vote.

Contentnoun

A member who votes in assent.

Contentadjective

Satisfied.

Contentinterjection

(archaic) Alright, agreed.

Contentverb

(transitive) To give contentment or satisfaction; to satisfy; to make happy.

You can't have any more - you'll have to content yourself with what you already have.

Contentverb

To satisfy the expectations of; to pay; to requite.

Contentnoun

everything that is included in a collection;

he emptied the contents of his pocketsthe two groups were similar in content

Contentnoun

what a communication that is about something is about

Contentnoun

the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.

Contentnoun

the amount that can be contained;

the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons

Contentnoun

the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Contentnoun

the state of being contented with your situation in life;

he relaxed in sleepy contentednessthey could read to their heart's content

Contentnoun

something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation;

a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

Contentverb

satisfy in a limited way;

He contented himself with one glass of beer per day

Contentverb

make content;

I am contented

Contentadjective

satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are;

a contented smile