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matter

mat·ter

matter

 
pronunciation:
mae tr
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: all substances that occupy space and can be seen, otherwise sensed, or measured; material stuff of the universe.
synonyms:
stuff, substance
similar words:
nature
definition 2: a substance of a particular type.
organic matter
synonyms:
substance
similar words:
material, medium
definition 3: a topic of concern or interest; affair.
Grief is a private matter.
synonyms:
affair, business, concern
similar words:
bit, case, event, experience, incident, issue, occasion, occurrence, phenomenon, point, situation, thing, topic
definition 4: difficulty or trouble.
What's the matter?
synonyms:
concern, difficulty, problem
similar words:
dilemma, distress, predicament, trouble
definition 5: a substance excreted by living beings, such as feces or pus.
synonyms:
excretion
similar words:
discharge, excrement, feces, mucus, phlegm, pus, urine
definition 6: something written or printed.
similar words:
material, text
definition 7: physical substance as distinct from nonphysical things.
matter and spirit
synonyms:
substance
similar words:
flesh, protoplasm, thing
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: mattered, mattering, matters
definition: to be of consequence or importance.
It does not matter to me.
synonyms:
carry weight, count, import, signify
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