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substance

sub·stance

substance

 
 
pronunciation:
suhb stns
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: that of which something is made; matter.
synonyms:
material, matter, stuff
definition 2: a specific kind of matter.
a liquid substance
synonyms:
matter
definition 3: essence; meaning; gist.
synonyms:
core, drift, essence, gist, import, intent, nub, pith, purport, soul, thrust
similar words:
content, keynote, letter, meat, short, sum, tenor
definition 4: density; body.
a sauce with no substance
synonyms:
body, consistency
definition 5: that which is solid, actual, or real in character.
synonyms:
actuality, content, reality, solidity
similar words:
matter
definition 6: wealth.
a family of substance
synonyms:
affluence, means, riches, wealth
Word Parts
The word substance contains the following part:
sta, stat, stant, -stance Latin and Greek root that means stand, standing, stablize
synonyms:
sist