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1. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] a vaguely specified concern.

Synonyms

  • concern
  • least
  • thing

Antonyms

  • diversified
  • hollow
  • hollowness
  • linear

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Matter

  • chitterchatter
  • mcphatter
  • mcfatter
  • vannatter
  • vannater
  • vanatter
  • splatter
  • spatter
  • slatter
  • schlatter
  • scatter
  • platter
  • flatter
  • clatter
  • blatter
  • vatter
  • tatter
  • tatar
  • shatter
  • satter
  • sater
  • patter
  • natter
  • mater
  • latter
  • hatter
  • fatter
  • chatter
  • batter
  • attar

Example sentences of the word matter


1. Noun, singular or mass
Mass, on the other hand is a measure of the amount of matter in an object.

2. Verb, base form
It doesn't matter to which screw you attach red or black.

Quotes containing the word matter


1. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.
- Bernard M. Baruch

2. Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.
- Charles Lindbergh

3. I consider myself Istanbul's storyteller. My subject matter is my town. I consider it my job to explore the hidden patterns of my city's clandestine corners, its shady, mysterious places, the things I love.
- Orhan Pamuk

2. matter-of-fact

adjective. concerned with practical matters.

Synonyms

  • practical
  • pragmatic

Antonyms

  • impracticality
  • abstract
  • unserviceable

3. matter-of-fact

adjective. not fanciful or imaginative.

Synonyms

  • unrhetorical

Antonyms

  • unrealistic
  • impossible

4. matter-of-course

adjective. expected or depended upon as a natural or logical outcome.

Antonyms

  • surprising

5. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] some situation or event that is thought about.

Synonyms

  • content
  • subject
  • blind spot
  • res judicata
  • res adjudicata
  • area
  • mental object
  • issue
  • remit
  • topic

Antonyms

  • clear
  • frivolous
  • awkward
  • unchangeable

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

6. matter

verb. ['ˈmætɝ'] have weight; have import, carry weight.

Synonyms

  • be
  • count
  • press

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • dislodge
  • nonpayment
  • withdraw

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

7. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] that which has mass and occupies space.

Synonyms

  • goop
  • solute
  • ooze
  • gunk
  • guck
  • goo
  • slime
  • residue
  • emanation
  • dark matter
  • antimatter
  • muck
  • system
  • gook
  • solid
  • ylem
  • fluid
  • substance
  • vegetable matter
  • sediment
  • sludge
  • physical entity
  • deposit

Antonyms

  • spoils system
  • merit system
  • soft
  • gaseous

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

8. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] (used with negation) having consequence.

Synonyms

  • import
  • consequence

Antonyms

  • liquid
  • unwholesome
  • heterogeneous

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

9. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] a problem.

Synonyms

  • trouble

Antonyms

  • unrespectable
  • bad

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

10. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] written works (especially in books or magazines).

Synonyms

  • prelims
  • recitation
  • writing
  • piece of writing
  • supplement
  • textual matter
  • end matter
  • text
  • dictation
  • hard copy
  • addendum
  • written material
  • back matter
  • typescript
  • front matter
  • soft copy

Antonyms

  • solid
  • approval
  • disapproval
  • activator

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)
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