Definitions for substantial

Definitions for (adj) substantial

Main entry: significant, substantial

Definition: fairly large

Usage: won by a substantial margin

Main entry: real, material, substantial

Definition: having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary

Usage: the substantial world; a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical; most ponderous and substantial things- Shakespeare

Main entry: substantial, substantive

Definition: having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable

Usage: substantial equivalents

Main entry: solid, substantial, strong

Definition: of good quality and condition; solidly built

Usage: a solid foundation; several substantial timber buildings

Main entry: satisfying, solid, square, hearty, substantial

Definition: providing abundant nourishment

Usage: a hearty meal; good solid food; ate a substantial breakfast; four square meals a day

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