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Overview of noun substantive

The noun substantive has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. substantive

(any word or group of words functioning as a noun)

Overview of adj substantive

The adj substantive has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) substantial, substantive

(having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable; "substantial equivalents")

2. substantive, essential

(defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established; "substantive law")

3. meaty, substantive

(being on topic and prompting thought; "a meaty discussion") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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