content oneself with

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Definition of content oneself with

: to be satisfied with (something that is less than or different from what one really wants) : to accept (something) as being enough The rainy weather spoiled our plans for the beach, so we had to content ourselves with a relaxing day at home.

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“Content oneself with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/content%20oneself%20with. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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