substantial

  • 1 substantial — sub·stan·tial /səb stan chəl/ adj 1 a: of or relating to substance b: not illusory: having merit failed to raise a substantial constitutional claim c: having importance or significance: material …

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  • 2 substantial — sub‧stan‧tial [səbˈstænʆl] adjective large enough in amount or number to be noticeable or to have an important effect: • The document requires substantial changes. • You could make substantial monthly savings on your mortgage. substantially… …

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  • 3 Substantial — Sub*stan tial, a. [F. substantiel, L. substantialis.] 1. Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life. Milton. [1913 Webster] If this atheist would have his chance to be real and substantial agent, he is more stupid than… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 substanţial — SUBSTANŢIÁL, Ă, substanţiali, e, adj. 1. Care ţine de substanţa (4) unui lucru; principal, esenţial; p. ext. important, însemnat, mare. 2. (Despre alimente; adesea adverbial) Bogat în substanţe hrănitoare; consistent. [pr.: ţi al] – Din fr.… …

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  • 5 Substantial — Nom Stanley Robinson Activité principale Rappeur Genre musical Rap Rap East Coast Années d activité Depuis 2001 Labels QN5 Music Site officiel …

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  • 6 substantial — substantial, substantive Substantial is pronounced with the stress on the second syllable and substantive with the stress on the first syllable or occasionally the second. Both words mean ‘having substance’, but substantial is the word in general …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 substantial — [adj1] important, ample abundant, big, big deal*, bulky, consequential, considerable, durable, extraordinary, firm, generous, goodly, heavy, heavyweight, hefty, key, large, major league*, massive, material, meaningful, momentous, plentiful,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 substantial — [səb stan′shəl] adj. [ME substancial < ML substantialis < LL] 1. of or having substance 2. real; actual; true; not imaginary 3. strong; solid; firm; stout 4. considerable; ample; large 5. of considerable worth or value; important …

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  • 9 substantial — (adj.) mid 14c., ample, sizeable, from O.Fr. substantiel (13c.), from L. substantialis having substance or reality, material, from substantia (see SUBSTANCE (Cf. substance)). Meaning existing, having real existence is from late 14c …

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  • 10 substantial — *massive, massy, bulky, monumental Antonyms: airy, ethereal …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 substantial — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of considerable importance, size, or worth. 2) strongly built or made. 3) concerning the essentials of something. 4) real and tangible rather than imaginary. DERIVATIVES substantiality noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 substantial — 01. There has been a [substantial] decrease in the number of AIDS cases due to the public awareness campaign. 02. Taj got a [substantial] raise as a result of his excellent work on the project last month. 03. Government subsidies to industry have …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13 substantial — sub|stan|tial [ səb stænʃl ] adjective *** 1. ) large in amount or degree: CONSIDERABLE: The study reveals very substantial differences between population groups. The schools have a substantial measure of local autonomy. a substantial… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 substantial */*/*/ — UK [səbˈstænʃ(ə)l] / US adjective 1) large in amount or degree The study reveals very substantial differences between population groups. The schools have a substantial measure of local autonomy. a substantial number/amount/proportion: A… …

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  • 15 substantial — adjective 1) substantial beings Syn: real, true, actual; physical, solid, material, concrete, corporeal 2) substantial progress had been made Syn: considerable, real, significant, im …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 substantial — substantiality, substantialness, n. substantially, adv. /seuhb stan sheuhl/, adj. 1. of ample or considerable amount, quantity, size, etc.: a substantial sum of money. 2. of a corporeal or material nature; tangible; real. 3. of solid character or …

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  • 17 substantial — adjective 1 large enough in amount or number to be noticeable or to have an important effect: The document requires substantial changes. | We have the support of a substantial number of parents. 2 large enough to be satisfactory: a substantial… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 substantial — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. consisting of or relating to substance b. not imaginary or illusory ; real, true c. important, essential 2. ample to satisfy and nourish ; full < a substantial meal > …

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  • 19 substantial — sub|stan|tial W2S2 [səbˈstænʃəl] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Late Latin; Origin: substantialis, from Latin substantia; SUBSTANCE] 1.) large in amount or number = ↑considerable ▪ We have the support of a substantial number of parents. ▪ a substantial… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 substantial — [[t]səbstæ̱nʃ(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Substantial means large in amount or degree. [FORMAL] A substantial number of mothers with young children are deterred from undertaking paid work because they lack access to childcare... That is …

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