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Synonyms for matter

Synonyms for (noun) matter

Synonyms: matter Definition: that which has mass and occupies space Usage: physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it

Similar words: physical entity Definition: an entity that has physical existence

Synonyms: matter Definition: (used with negation) having consequence Usage: they were friends and it was no matter who won the games

Similar words: moment, import, consequence Definition: having important effects or influence Usage: decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself; virtue is of more moment than security; that result is of no consequence

Synonyms: thing, affair, matter Definition: a vaguely specified concern Usage: several matters to attend to; it is none of your affair; things are going well

Similar words: concern Definition: something that interests you because it is important or affects you Usage: the safety of the ship is the captain's concern

Synonyms: matter Definition: a problem Usage: is anything the matter?

Similar words: trouble, problem Definition: a source of difficulty Usage: one trouble after another delayed the job; what's the problem?

Synonyms: topic, subject, matter, issue Definition: some situation or event that is thought about Usage: he kept drifting off the topic; he had been thinking about the subject for several years; it is a matter for the police

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Synonyms: matter Definition: written works (especially in books or magazines) Usage: he always took some reading matter with him on the plane

Similar words: piece of writing, writing, written material Definition: the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect) Usage: the writing in her novels is excellent; that editorial was a fine piece of writing

Synonyms for (verb) matter

Synonyms: count, matter, weigh Definition: have weight; have import, carry weight Usage: It does not matter much

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer