Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “content yourself with sth”

See all translations

content yourself with sth

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with content   /kənˈtent/ us  
to do something or have something although it is not exactly what you want: I wanted to take two weeks' holiday, but had to content myself with one because the office was so busy.
Translations of “content yourself with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使自己滿足於, 使自己甘心於…
in Russian довольствоваться…
in Turkish yetinmek, razı olmak, rıza göstermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使自己满足于, 使自己甘心于…
in Polish zadowolić się czymś…
(Definition of content yourself with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of content yourself with sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “content yourself with sth” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More