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Synonyms for substance

Synonyms for (noun) substance

Synonyms: substance Definition: the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists Usage: DNA is the substance of our genes

Similar words: 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: part, portion, constituent, component, component part Definition: something determined in relation to something that includes it Usage: he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself; I read a portion of the manuscript; the smaller component is hard to reach; the animal constituent of plankton

Synonyms: substance Definition: a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties Usage: shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man

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

Synonyms: meaning, substance Definition: the idea that is intended Usage: What is the meaning of this proverb?

Similar words: idea, thought Definition: the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about Usage: it was not a good idea; the thought never entered my mind

Synonyms: gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, centre, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience Usage: the gist of the prosecutor's argument; the heart and soul of the Republican Party; the nub of the story

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

Synonyms: subject matter, substance, message, content Definition: what a communication that is about something is about

Similar words: communication Definition: something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

Synonyms: substance, means Definition: considerable capital (wealth or income) Usage: he is a man of means

Similar words: capital Definition: wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

Synonyms: substance Definition: material of a particular kind or constitution Usage: the immune response recognizes invading substances

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