Definition of substantial

Definition of substantial
  1. substantial Adjective Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
  2. substantial Adjective Not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; real; solid; true; veritable.
  3. substantial Adjective Corporeal; material; firm.
  4. substantial Adjective Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm; as, substantial cloth; a substantial fence or wall.
  5. substantial Adjective Possessed of goods or an estate; moderately wealthy; responsible; as, a substantial freeholder.
  6. substantial Adjective Large in size, quantity, or value; as, a substantial amount of money; vast
  7. substantial Adjective Most important; essential.
  8. substantial Adjective Ample or full.
  9. substantial Adjective Significantly great.
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