|part of speech:
||that of which something is made; matter.
The substance of my shirt is cotton.
- material, matter, stuff
||a particular kind of matter.
She was covered with a sticky substance.
||the important part of something; meaning.
The substance of her phone call was a request for help.
- core, essence, intent, soul
- similar words:
- content, meat
||core, intent, kernel, material, object, point, text, thing, weight