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Synonyms for substantive
ˈsʌb stən tɪvsub·stan·tive

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Wiktionary

  1. substantivenoun

    Antonyms:
    verbal

  2. substantiveadjective

    Of the essence or essential element of a thing; as, substantive information.

    Antonyms:
    verbal, adjective, procedural

  3. substantiveadjective

    Having substance and prompting thought.

    Synonyms:
    meaty, substantial

    Antonyms:
    verbal, adjective, procedural

  4. substantiveadjective

    Antonyms:
    verbal, adjective, procedural

  5. substantiveadjective

    Antonyms:
    verbal, procedural, adjective

  6. substantiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    essential, in essence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. substantiveadjective

    any word or group of words functioning as a noun

    Antonyms:
    adjective, nonmeaningful, unessential, inessential, procedural, meaningless

  2. substantial, substantiveadjective

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

    "substantial equivalents"

    Synonyms:
    substantial, significant, hearty, essential, real, square, material, solid, meaty, strong, satisfying

    Antonyms:
    unessential, meaningless, nonmeaningful, procedural, inessential, adjective

  3. substantive, essentialadjective

    defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established

    "substantive law"

    Synonyms:
    substantial, essential, all important(p), all-important(a), indispensable, meaty, crucial, of the essence(p)

    Antonyms:
    procedural, nonmeaningful, inessential, adjective, meaningless, unessential

  4. meaty, substantiveadjective

    being on topic and prompting thought

    "a meaty discussion"

    Synonyms:
    essential, meaty, substantial

    Antonyms:
    adjective, nonmeaningful, procedural, meaningless, inessential, unessential

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. substantivenoun

    Synonyms:
    (Gram.) noun, name

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How to use substantive in a sentence?

  1. Jason Gottesman:

    House Republicans have made a good faith effort to reach out to the Wolf administration to engage in negotiations on the Pennsylvania Voting Rights Protection Act, but they have once again refused to come to the table and work in a substantive way to fix Pennsylvania’s Election Code.

  2. Jeff Weaver:

    At the end of the day, you got 10 people each night in a two-hour block. Until the race sort of narrows down, you're not really going to have, I think, a lot of substantive back-and-forth between the candidates. Just because there's not enough time to do it.

  3. Father Michael Pfleger:

    The question being will they reach out and want to really see some substantive changes and make a difference or do theyjust want to continue to Band-Aid.

  4. Luther Lowe:

    It's been clear from our meetings that U.S.-based companies have helped lead the charge by providing substantive evidence of Google's harm to consumers.

  5. Douglas Sughrue:

    Victims can only be victimized by a defense lawyer if there isn't substantive impeachment material that can be used against them.

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