Complete Definition of "substantial"

English

Etymology
From OF. substantiel.

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
  2. Not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; real; solid; true; veritable. "to do some substantial good, is the compensation for much incidental imperfection" - Cardinal Newman, The Rise and Progress of Universities
  3. Corporeal; material; firm.
  4. Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm; as, substantial cloth; a substantial fence or wall.
  5. Possessed of goods or an estate; moderately wealthy; responsible; as, a substantial freeholder.
  6. Large in size or value; as, a substantial amount of money.
  7. Most important; essential.

Translations

Arabic: ARchar|Ø­ÙÙÙÙ unicode|(ħaqíeqi)
Chinese: 實é, å®é (shíjì)
Dutch: substantieel
Finnish: t-|fi|oleellinen, t+|fi|painava
French: t+|fr|substantiel
German: t+|de|wesentlich
Greek: t|el|οÏÏιαÏÏικÏÏ|m|scGrek (ousiastikós), t|el|οÏÏιÏδηÏ|m|scGrek (ousiódis)
Hungarian: lényeges, bÅséges
mid
Italian: t+|it|sostanziale
Japanese: å®è³ªç㪠(ãã£ãã¤ã¦ããª, jisshitsuteki na)
Korean: ì¤ì¬íë (siljaehaneun)
Norwegian: vesentlig
Portuguese: substancial
Russian: ÑÑÑеÑÑвеннÑй (suÅ¡Äéstvennyj)
Spanish: substancial
Swedish: väsentlig

Derived terms
substantiality
substantially
insubstantial
substantialness

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