content oneself with

idiom

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.

Comments on content oneself with

What made you want to look up content oneself with? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

something desired as essential

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's that Smell?! Quiz

  • wide eyed dog smelling rose
  • Someone who is hircine smells like a:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!