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Synonyms for substance
ˈsʌb stəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. substance(noun)

    the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists

    "DNA is the substance of our genes"

    Synonyms:
    means, nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, sum, subject matter, gist, heart and soul, nub, center, centre, kernel, meaning, essence, message, heart, content, marrow, pith

  2. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty(noun)

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"

    Synonyms:
    affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, centre, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, core, totality, marrow, heart and soul, sum, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, essence, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle

  3. meaning, substance(noun)

    the idea that is intended

    "What is the meaning of this proverb?"

    Synonyms:
    means, nitty-gritty, meat, import, core, inwardness, sum, subject matter, center, gist, heart and soul, content, nub, signification, centre, kernel, meaning, essence, message, heart, significance, marrow, pith

  4. substance(noun)

    material of a particular kind or constitution

    "the immune response recognizes invading substances"

    Synonyms:
    means, nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, sum, subject matter, gist, heart and soul, nub, center, centre, kernel, meaning, essence, message, heart, content, marrow, pith

  5. means, substance(noun)

    considerable capital (wealth or income)

    "he is a man of means"

    Synonyms:
    means, nitty-gritty, meat, subject matter, core, nub, inwardness, sum, way, gist, heart and soul, center, agency, centre, kernel, meaning, essence, message, heart, content, marrow, pith

  6. message, content, subject matter, substance(noun)

    what a communication that is about something is about

    Synonyms:
    message, content, meat, means, core, inwardness, subject, sum, subject matter, cognitive content, heart and soul, marrow, nub, center, depicted object, centre, kernel, meaning, essence, contentedness, heart, mental object, nitty-gritty, capacity, pith, gist

  7. substance(noun)

    a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties

    "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"

    Synonyms:
    means, nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, sum, subject matter, gist, heart and soul, nub, center, centre, kernel, meaning, essence, message, heart, content, marrow, pith

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. substance(n)

    Synonyms:
    being, essence, nature

    Antonyms:
    attribute, attribute, property, quality

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. substance

    Synonyms:
    matter, material, body, pith, gist, import, essential, meaning, be

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. substance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    substratum, groundwork, reality, hypostasis, substantiality, essential nature, real being, real existence

  2. substance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    meaning, import, significance, essence, pith, gist, soul, chief part, essential part, vital part

  3. substance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    body, matter, material, texture, stuff

  4. substance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    property, wealth, means, estate

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How to say substance in sign language?

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How to use substance in a sentence?

  1. Chris Christie:

    For substance abuse treatment, repealing Obamacare is a very, very big deal, we have plenty of people coming to treatment and we have waiting lists.

  2. Chris Lindsey:

    It's time to stop destroying people's lives over possession of a substance that is undeniably less harmful than alcohol.

  3. Andrew Keegan:

    Kombucha is something we’d never imagine to be an illegal substance, and it’s frustrating the system has that perspective, we’re certainly taking full responsibility for co-creating the event. We try to put our best foot forward. We wanted to raise money for Sea Shepherd as a community; that’s how Full Circle operates.

  4. President John Coates:

    We are left with an act that excuses individuals from answering questions or giving information if the answer or the information might tend to incriminate them, when it comes to investigating most of the nine anti-doping rule violations which are not based on the presence of a prohibited substance in an athlete's sample, ASADA has been largely left with its hands tied behind its back.

  5. Amanda Carpenter:

    The more she can contrast that, saying I'm giving you substance, trust me, I am the better person against Donald Trump, she'll do well, she's probably the most capable debater on that stage, in terms of going into a high-stakes environment and blowing out expectations.


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