HyperDic: substantive

English > 4 senses of the word substantive:
ADJECTIVEallsubstantive, substantialhaving a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
allsubstantive, essentialdefining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
allsubstantive, meatybeing on topic and prompting thought
NOUNcommunicationsubstantiveany word or group of words functioning as a noun
substantive > pronunciation
Soundssah'bstahntihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > substantive: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable.
Synonymsubstantial
BroaderessentialBasic and fundamental
Spanishsubstancial, sustancial
Catalansubstancial
English > substantive: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDefining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established.
Example"substantive law"
Synonymessential
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Oppositeadjective, proceduralRelating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law
Spanishesencial, sustancial, sustantivo
Catalanessencial
English > substantive: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOn topic and prompting thought.
Synonymmeaty
BroadermeaningfulHaving a meaning / meaning or purpose
Spanishjugoso, sustancioso
English > substantive: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAny word or group of words functioning as a noun.
NarrowernounA content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
BroaderwordA unit of language that native speakers can identify
Spanishsubstantivo, sustantivo
Catalansubstantiu
Adjectivessubstantivalof or relating to or having the nature or function of a substantive (i.e. a noun or noun equivalent)

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