What is the
difference between Contend and Content?
What is the difference between Contend and Content? :
Contend : (verb)
( 1 ) Struggle in order to overcome a rival, difficulty or competitor
Several teams are contending for the prize.
I have a lot of problems to contend with.
( 2 ) Assert
I would contend that unemployment is our most serious social evil.
Content : (adjective)
( 1 ) Happy
Not wanting more
Satisfied with what one has
Are you content with your present salary?
He is content to remain where he is now.
She is content to stay in her present job.
Content : (noun)
( 1 ) That which is contained in something
The drawer had been emptied of its contents.
At the front of the book is a table of contents giving details of what is in the book.
( 2 ) That which is written or spoken about in a book, an article, a speech, etc…
The content of your essay is excellent. But it is not very well expressed.
( 3 ) Amount of something contained in something else
Take food with a high fat content.
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