content oneself with

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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.

Word by Word Definitions

content play
  1. : something contained

  2. : the topics or matter treated in a written work

  3. : the principal substance (such as written matter, illustrations, or music) offered by a website

  1. : contented, satisfied

  1. : to appease the desires of

  2. : to limit (oneself) in requirements, desires, or actions

  1. : contentment

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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