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1. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists.

Synonyms

  • volatile
  • material
  • portion
  • mixture
  • part
  • element
  • body substance
  • matter
  • component part
  • chemical element
  • phlogiston
  • living substance
  • atom
  • medium
  • chemistry
  • component
  • activator
  • fluid
  • constituent
  • protoplasm
  • essence
  • substrate

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
  • meaninglessness
  • insignificance
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • substance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • substantia (Latin)

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2. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.

Synonyms

  • core
  • centre
  • sum
  • hypostasis
  • nitty-gritty
  • center
  • bare bones
  • heart and soul
  • cognitive content
  • haecceity
  • pith
  • marrow
  • gist
  • meat
  • quiddity
  • nub
  • mental object
  • quintessence
  • kernel
  • content
  • inwardness
  • essence
  • heart

Antonyms

  • politeness
  • persuasion
  • dissuasion
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • substance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • substantia (Latin)

3. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] the idea that is intended.

Synonyms

  • undertone
  • import
  • thought
  • idea
  • extension
  • meaning
  • reference
  • semantics
  • tenor
  • undercurrent
  • denotation
  • implication
  • strain
  • connotation

Antonyms

  • good humor
  • ill humor
  • civility
  • graciousness

Etymology

  • substance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • substantia (Latin)

4. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] the solid part of the earth's surface.

Synonyms

  • terra firma
  • ness
  • mainland
  • peninsula
  • timber
  • object
  • cape
  • coastal plain
  • field
  • Earth
  • foreland
  • plain
  • solid ground
  • land mass
  • world
  • earth
  • floor
  • physical object
  • land
  • globe
  • beachfront
  • archipelago
  • slash
  • timberland
  • dry land
  • champaign
  • oxbow
  • island
  • wonderland
  • landmass
  • neck
  • forest
  • isthmus

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] a rational motive for a belief or action.

Synonyms

  • account
  • rational motive
  • score
  • why
  • reason
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • miss
  • best
  • unburden
  • clean

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface.

Synonyms

  • dirt
  • diatomite
  • soil
  • diatomaceous earth
  • moraine
  • material
  • earth
  • saprolite
  • kieselguhr

Antonyms

  • unworldly
  • mental
  • trade edition
  • direct discourse

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] fix firmly and stably.

Synonyms

  • anchor
  • secure
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • play up
  • foreground
  • esteem

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] confine or restrict to the ground.

Synonyms

  • restrain
  • confine

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unprofitability
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject.

Synonyms

  • instruct
  • teach

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • dissuade
  • deficit

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] a relation that provides the foundation for something.

Synonyms

  • foundation
  • common ground
  • footing

Antonyms

  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial
  • immaterial

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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