Synonyms for substantial

Grammar : Adj
Spell : suhb-stan-shuhl
Phonetic Transcription : səbˈstæn ʃəl

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Définition of substantial

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "ample, sizeable," from Old French substantiel (13c.), from Latin substantialis "having substance or reality, material," from substantia (see substance). Meaning "existing, having real existence" is from late 14c.
  • adj important, ample
  • adj material, real
  • adj rich
Example sentences :
  • He went back to his hotel, and feeling hungry, made a substantial meal.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • A tooth-mug of substantial earthenware dropped to the floor with a crash.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • It is necessary to have one member of the firm solid and substantial.
  • Extract from : « A Woman Intervenes » by Robert Barr
  • Still, there was a substantial appearance of comfort and wealth about it.
  • Extract from : « Graham's Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 2 August 1848 » by Various
  • The only substantial food at table was a great dish of game.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • It is best to screw a substantial block to the inside of the boat.
  • Extract from : « Boys' Book of Model Boats » by Raymond Francis Yates
  • And each day renews to him these pure and substantial pleasures, which afford not only gratification, but health.
  • Extract from : « Address delivered by Hon. Henry H. Crapo, Governor of Michigan, before the Central Michigan Agricultural Society, at their Sheep-shearing Exhibition held at the Agricultural College Farm, on Thursday, May 24th, 1866 » by Henry Howland Crapo
  • How did the roots or substantial portions of words become modified or inflected?
  • Extract from : « Cratylus » by Plato
  • But if you had proof, substantial proof, the proof of his own pen?
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine
  • At the same time, I cannot see where it would do us any substantial good.
  • Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

Antonyms for substantial

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