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Synonyms for material
məˈtɪər i əlma·te·ri·al

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  1. materialnoun



  2. materialadjective

    You'll need about a yard of material to make this.


English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. material

    Whatever is composed of or pertains to matter may be termed material; physical (Greek physis, nature) applies to material things considered as parts of a system or organic whole; hence, we speak of material substances, physical forces, physical laws. Bodily, corporal, and corporeal apply primarily to the human body; bodily and corporal both denote pertaining or relating to the body; corporeal signifies of the nature of or like the body; corporal is now almost wholly restricted to signify applied to or inflicted upon the body; we speak of bodily sufferings, bodily presence, corporal punishment, the corporeal frame.

    bodily, corporal, corporeal, natural, physical, sensible, tangible, visible

    hyperphysical, immaterial, intangible, intellectual, invisible, mental, moral, spiritual, unreal, unsubstantial

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. materialnoun

    substance, stuff

    work, production, design

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. material, stuffnoun

    the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

    "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"

    hooey, clobber, poppycock, cloth, fabric, stuff, stuff and nonsense, textile

    nonmaterial, mental, unworldly, nonphysical, immaterial, intangible

  2. materialnoun

    information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form

    "the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography"

    fabric, textile, stuff, cloth

    mental, nonphysical, unworldly, immaterial, intangible, nonmaterial

  3. fabric, cloth, material, textilenoun

    artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

    "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"

    framework, fabric, textile, stuff, cloth

    intangible, immaterial, unworldly, mental, nonphysical, nonmaterial

  4. materialnoun

    things needed for doing or making something

    "writing materials"; "useful teaching materials"

    fabric, textile, stuff, cloth

    mental, immaterial, unworldly, intangible, nonmaterial, nonphysical

  5. materialadjective

    a person judged suitable for admission or employment

    "he was university material"; "she was vice-presidential material"

    fabric, textile, stuff, cloth

    mental, nonphysical, unworldly, nonmaterial, intangible, immaterial

  6. materialadjective

    concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests

    "material possessions"; "material wealth"; "material comforts"

    corporeal, substantial, real

    immaterial, mental, nonphysical, unworldly, intangible, nonmaterial

  7. materialadjective

    derived from or composed of matter

    "the material universe"

    corporeal, substantial, real

    immaterial, mental, nonmaterial, nonphysical, intangible, unworldly

  8. materialadjective

    directly relevant to a matter especially a law case

    "his support made a material difference"; "evidence material to the issue at hand"; "facts likely to influence the judgment are called material facts"; "a material witness"

    corporeal, substantial, real

    intangible, immaterial, nonphysical, mental, unworldly, nonmaterial

  9. materialadjective

    concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well-being

    "material needs"; "the moral and material welfare of all good citizens"- T.Roosevelt

    corporeal, substantial, real

    nonmaterial, unworldly, immaterial, nonphysical, mental, intangible

  10. corporeal, materialadjective

    having material or physical form or substance

    "that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett

    somatic, bodily, substantial, real, corporal, corporeal

    nonphysical, immaterial, unworldly, intangible, nonmaterial, mental

  11. substantial, real, materialadjective

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

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

    actual, corporeal, veridical, real(a), substantial, significant, hearty, satisfying, real, substantive, solid, literal, square, genuine, strong, tangible, existent

    nonphysical, mental, unworldly, nonmaterial, immaterial, intangible

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. materialadjective

    physical, corporeal, bodily, not spiritual

  2. materialadjective

    essential, important, momentous, vital

  3. materialnoun

    matter, substance, stuff

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. materialadjective

    corporeal, bodily, physical, important, essential, momentous

  2. materialnoun

    substance, matter, fabric, stuff, cloth, staple, plasma

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How to use material in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Spiritual force is stronger than material force thoughts rule the world.

  2. Lao-Tzu:

    The good man is the teacher of the bad, And the bad is the material from which the good may learn. He who does not value the teacher, Or greatly care for the material, Is greatly deluded although he may be learned. Such is the essential mystery.

  3. Mo Elleithee:

    Out of that meeting we came home with these boxes that have been sitting in a back room at the Florida Democratic Party offices, that's just old Jeb Bush material. No one else has this material.

  4. Robert Wright:

    Think of it: zillions and zillions of organisms running around, each under the hypnotic spell of a single truth, all these truths identical, and all logically incompatible with one another : 'My hereditary material is the most important material on earth; its survival justifies your frustration, pain, even death'. And you are one of those organisms, living your life in the thrall of a logical absurdity.

  5. Benjamin Hautecouverture:

    It is plausible that certain (terrorist) organisations could attack transports of nuclear material or civilian installations and try to steal radioactive material, there is a black market where such material is available coming from central and eastern Europe.

Translations for material

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  • مادةArabic
  • матэрыялBelarusian
  • материалBulgarian
  • materialCatalan, Valencian
  • materiálový, materiální, hmotný, materiálCzech
  • materiale, materiel, stofDanish
  • Material, materiell, Stoff, RohstoffGerman
  • υλικός, ύφασμα, καίριος, ουσιώδης, υλικόGreek
  • ŝtofo, materialoEsperanto
  • significativo, materialSpanish
  • مطلب, مادیPersian
  • merkittävä, materiaali, aineisto, raaka-aine, olennainenFinnish
  • matériau, matière, tissu, matériel, étoffeFrench
  • mianachIrish
  • adhbharScottish Gaelic
  • significativa, significativo, materialGalician
  • חומרHebrew
  • anyag, materiális, anyagiHungarian
  • materialeItalian
  • 題材, 人材, 資料, 生地, 物質, 素材, 布, 材料Japanese
  • 材料, 물질, 재료, 物質Korean
  • corporeus, verba scriptoris, materiaLatin
  • wereldlijk, grondstof, materiële, materiaal, wereldlijke, materieel, naaigoedDutch
  • stoff, materiell, materiale, tøyNorwegian
  • materiał, materialnyPolish
  • material, tecido, significativo, terreno, panoPortuguese
  • material, materială, stofă, pânză, materie, material textilRomanian
  • материал, важный, материальный, вещество, материя, тканьRussian
  • materijal, материјалSerbo-Croatian
  • material, materia, materiell, världsligSwedish
  • матеріалUkrainian
  • 物質, vật chấtVietnamese
  • stöfikVolapük

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