Complete Definition of "substance"

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English

Etymology
From OF. #French|substance.

Pronunciation
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Noun
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  1. Physical matter; material.
  2. The essential part of anything; the most vital part.
  3. Considerable wealth or resources.

#:A man of substance.

  1. drugs

#:substance abuse

Translations
trans-top|matter
Czech: látka f
Danish: substans, masse
Dutch: substantie f
Finnish: aine, materia
French: substance f
Hebrew: he-translation|חומר|khómer m
German: Substanz f
Greek: ουσία (usia) f
Latvian: viela f
trans-mid
Norwegian: substans m, masse m
Polish: substancja f
Russian: вещество (veščestvó) n
Portuguese: substância f
Swedish: ämne n, substans c
Telugu: పదార్థము (padaarthamu)
Turkish: madde
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trans-top|essential part
Danish: substans, hovedindhold
Finnish: ydin, substanssi
French: substance f
German: Substanz f
Greek: ουσιώδης (usiodes) m
Hebrew: he-translation|תוכן|tókhen m
trans-mid
Norwegian: substans m
Portuguese: substância f
Swedish: substans c
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trans-top|true meaning
Danish: indhold, substans
Dutch: kern, essentie f
German: Substanz f
Greek: ουσία (usia) f
Hebrew: he-translation|מהות|mahút f
Norwegian: essens m, kjerne m
trans-mid
Portuguese: substância f
Swedish: substans c
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trans-top|considerable wealth
Danish: formue
Finnish: vara|varat
German: Substanz f
Norwegian: formue m
Russian: вес (ves) m
trans-mid
Swedish: resurs c
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trans-top|drugs
Finnish: aine|aineet
German: Substanz f
Greek: ναρκωτικά (narkotika) n p, ναρκωτικές ουσίες (narkotikes usies) f p
trans-mid
Norwegian: narkotika
Russian: вещество (veščestvó) n
Swedish: substans c
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ttbc|Albanian: lëndë
ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|مادة (mádda) f
ttbc|Azeri: maddə
ttbc|Bulgarian: вещество (vešestvo) n
ttbc|Chinese: 物質, 物质 (wùzhí)
ttbc|Dutch: substantie
ttbc|Esperanto: substanco
ttbc|Estonian: aine
ttbc|Hungarian: tartalom
ttbc|Indonesian: bahan
ttbc|Interlingua: substantia
ttbc|Italian: sostanza f
ttbc|Japanese: 実体 (じったい) (jittai), 物質 (ぶっしつ, busshitsu)
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ttbc|Korean: 실체 (silche), 물질 (muljil)
ttbc|Lithuanian: turinys
ttbc|Middle English: substaunce
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|خلاصه (kholâseh)
ttbc|Polish: istota f
ttbc|Romanian: substanţă f
ttbc|Slovak: hmota f
ttbc|Spanish: sustancia f
ttbc|Turkish: madde
ttbc|Uyghur: (madda)
ttbc|Vietnamese: chất
ttbc|Welsh: sylwedd
ttbc|Yiddish: מאַטעריע (materye)

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French

Etymology
From L. substantia, substance or essence, noun form from present participle substans, from substare, exist, lit. stand under, from stare, stand

Noun
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