Synonyms for (adjective) substantial

Synonyms: significant, substantial

Definition: fairly large

Usage: won by a substantial margin

Similar words: considerable

Definition: large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree

Usage: a considerable quantity; the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign; went to considerable trouble for us; spent a considerable amount of time on the problem


Synonyms: substantial, substantive

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

Usage: substantial equivalents

Similar words: essential

Definition: basic and fundamental

Usage: the essential feature


Synonyms: solid, substantial, strong

Definition: of good quality and condition; solidly built

Usage: a solid foundation; several substantial timber buildings

Similar words: sound

Definition: in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay

Usage: a sound timber; the wall is sound; a sound foundation


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: wholesome

Definition: conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

Usage: wholesome attitude; wholesome appearance; wholesome food