HyperDic: substantial

English > 6 senses of the word substantial:
ADJECTIVEallsubstantial, significantfairly large
allsubstantial, substantivehaving a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
allsubstantial, real, materialhaving substance or capable of being treated as fact
allsubstantial, hearty, satisfying, solid, squareproviding abundant nourishment
allsubstantial, solid, strongof good quality and condition
allsubstantial, affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthyhaving an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
substantial > pronunciation
Soundssahbstae'nchahl; sahbstae'nshahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > substantial: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFairly large.
Example"won by a substantial margin"
Synonymsignificant
Broaderconsiderablelarge or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree
Spanishsignificante, substancial
Catalansignificant, substancial
Adverbssubstantiallyto a great extent or degree
English > substantial: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable.
Example"substantial equivalents"
Synonymsubstantive
BroaderessentialBasic and fundamental
Spanishsubstancial, sustancial
Catalansubstancial
English > substantial: 6 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary.
Examples
  • "the substantial world"
  • "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"
  • "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare
Synonymsreal, material
Attribute ofsubstantiality, substantialness, solidnessThe quality of being substantial or having substance
See alsomaterialderived from or composed of matter
Oppositeinsubstantial, unsubstantial, unreallacking material form or substance
Spanishreal, sustancial
Catalansubstancial
Nounssubstancethe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
substantiality, substantialnessthe quality of being substantial or having substance
English > substantial: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningProviding abundant nourishment.
Example "ate a substantial breakfast"
Synonymshearty, satisfying, solid, square
Broaderwholesomeconducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
Spanishabundante, bueno, nutritivo, sólido, sustancioso
Catalanabundant, bo, nutritiu, sòlid, substancial, substanciós
Nounssubstantialnessthe quality of being substantial or having substance
English > substantial: 6 senses > adjective 5
MeaningOf good quality and condition; solidly built.
Example "several substantial timber buildings"
Synonymssolid, strong
BroadersoundIn good condition
Spanishfuerte, macizo, sólido
Catalanfort, massís, sòlid, substancial
Nounssubstantialnessthe quality of being substantial or having substance
Adverbssubstantiallyin a strong substantial way
English > substantial: 6 senses > adjective 6
MeaningHaving an abundant supply of money or possessions of value.
Synonymsaffluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy
Broaderrichpossessing material wealth
Spanishacaudalado, adinerado, afluente, forrado, próspero, pudiente, rico
Catalanacabalat, adinerat, amonedat, opulent, ric

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