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Overview of noun matter

The noun matter has 6 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (35) matter, affair, thing

(a vaguely specified concern; "several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well")

2. (32) topic, subject, issue, matter

(some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police")

3. (7) matter

(that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it")

4. (1) matter

(a problem; "is anything the matter?")

5. (1) matter

((used with negation) having consequence; "they were friends and it was no matter who won the games")

6. matter

(written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane")


Overview of verb matter

The verb matter has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (21) count, matter, weigh

(have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter much")


Overview of adj matt

The adj matt has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. flat, mat, matt, matte, matted

(not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish")

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