Substantively Sub"stan*tive*ly, adv. 1. In a substantive manner; in substance; essentially. [1913 Webster]

2. (Gram.) As a substantive, name, or noun; as, an adjective may be used substantively. [1913 Webster]

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  • substantively — sub·stan·tive·ly …   English syllables

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