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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. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] considerable capital (wealth or income).

Synonyms

  • wherewithal
  • pocketbook
  • means

Antonyms

  • meaningfulness
  • purposefulness
  • demotion
  • discouragement

Etymology

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

5. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties.

Synonyms

  • pyrectic
  • ferment
  • metabolite
  • pyrogen
  • agent
  • propellent
  • inhibitor
  • carcinogen
  • lubricating substance
  • lubricator
  • antigen
  • poison
  • vehicle
  • fuel
  • matter
  • assay
  • philosopher's stone
  • inoculant
  • philosophers' stone
  • nutrient
  • chemical irritant
  • leaven
  • adulterant
  • lubricant
  • digestive
  • food
  • jelly
  • lube
  • toxicant
  • lysin
  • hydrocolloid
  • adulterator
  • elixir
  • denaturant
  • ligand
  • poisonous substance
  • allergen
  • fomentation
  • inoculum
  • propellant
  • leavening
  • humectant

Antonyms

  • significant
  • insignificant
  • acknowledged
  • unacknowledged

Etymology

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

6. plant

noun. ['ˈplænt'] buildings for carrying on industrial labor.

Synonyms

  • smelter
  • manufacturing plant
  • mill
  • packing plant
  • brewery
  • saltworks
  • packinghouse
  • mint
  • sewage disposal plant
  • complex
  • still
  • distillery
  • disposal plant
  • manufactory
  • industrial plant
  • bottling plant
  • smeltery
  • recycling plant
  • works
  • factory
  • refinery

Antonyms

  • sporadic
  • short
  • Cryptogamia
  • Phanerogamae

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. plant

noun. ['ˈplænt'] (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion.

Synonyms

  • ornamental
  • myrmecophyte
  • tracheophyte
  • poisonous plant
  • embryo
  • cryptogam
  • aerophyte
  • wilding
  • gametophyte
  • monocarp
  • garden plant
  • epiphytic plant
  • houseplant
  • monocarpous plant
  • microflora
  • plant structure
  • rock plant
  • hygrophyte
  • phytoplankton
  • autophyte
  • perennial
  • plant kingdom
  • Plantae
  • vascular plant
  • plantlet
  • autophytic plant
  • air plant
  • plant part
  • epiphyte
  • crop
  • acrogen
  • hood
  • being
  • autotrophic organism
  • monocarpic plant
  • pot plant
  • biennial
  • endemic
  • escape
  • plant life
  • apomict
  • organism
  • annual
  • aquatic
  • holophyte
  • flora
  • non-flowering plant
  • autotroph
  • neophyte
  • cap
  • kingdom Plantae

Antonyms

  • evergreen plant
  • weed
  • deciduous plant
  • cultivated plant

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. plant

verb. ['ˈplænt'] put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground.

Synonyms

  • checkrow
  • bed
  • place
  • dibble
  • puddle
  • pose
  • replant
  • lay
  • tree
  • put
  • root
  • forest
  • position
  • afforest

Antonyms

  • amphibious
  • fauna
  • stand still
  • imperfect

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. plant

verb. ['ˈplænt'] fix or set securely or deeply.

Synonyms

  • pot
  • engraft
  • embed
  • introduce
  • enter
  • insert
  • sink
  • infix
  • imbed
  • implant
  • nest

Antonyms

  • lend oneself
  • arrive
  • confront
  • biennial

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. plant

verb. ['ˈplænt'] set up or lay the groundwork for.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • pioneer
  • establish
  • constitute
  • name
  • institute
  • found
  • initiate
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • simplicity
  • simple
  • agitate
  • worry

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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