Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “content yourself with sth”

content yourself with sth

phrasal verb with content     /kənˈtent/ verb
to do something or have something although it is not exactly what you want : Since it rained we had to content ourselves with playing cards .Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
(Definition of content yourself with sth from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “content yourself with sth”

Word of the Day

best man

a male friend or relation of the bridegroom who stands with him and helps him during a marriage ceremony

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More