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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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Rhymes with Substance Abuse

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  • transfuse
  • newport-news
  • santa-cruz
  • drive-thrus
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  • aeroperu's
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  • underuse
  • primenews
  • kangaroos
  • excuse
  • confuse
  • chartreuse
  • suffuse
  • shampoos
  • revues
  • reviews
  • review's
  • refuse
  • recuse
  • overuse
  • misuse
  • infuse
  • diffuse
  • defuse
  • bocuse
  • bemuse
  • toulouse
  • tattoos

Sentences with substance-abuse


1. Noun Phrase
Sometimes the court will require the driver to attend treatment programs or substance abuse classes.

2. Noun Phrase
Again, the court may also impose a substance abuse class requirement.

3. Noun Phrase
Employees have been known to claim they are struggling with substance abuse problems to avoid an adverse employment action.

4. Noun Phrase
The demand for substance abuse counselors will also grow strongly, at about 20 percent.

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. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] material of a particular kind or constitution.

Antonyms

  • disapprobation

Etymology

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

7. substance

noun. ['ˈsʌbstəns'] what a communication that is about something is about.

Synonyms

  • significance
  • acknowledgment
  • guidance
  • packaging
  • humour
  • discourtesy
  • wittiness
  • theme
  • communication
  • dedication
  • divagation
  • subject matter
  • meaninglessness
  • promotion
  • wit
  • approval
  • refusal
  • topic
  • acknowledgement
  • excursus
  • import
  • narrative
  • direction
  • petition
  • aside
  • drivel
  • counsel
  • disrespect
  • counselling
  • nonsensicality
  • offer
  • digression
  • view
  • reminder
  • signification
  • request
  • entry
  • corker
  • postulation
  • garbage
  • shocker
  • offering
  • humor
  • information
  • meaning
  • nonsense
  • sensationalism
  • counseling
  • body
  • hokum
  • story
  • bunk
  • insertion
  • submission
  • message
  • witticism
  • respects
  • content
  • info
  • statement
  • instruction
  • subject
  • interpolation
  • disapproval
  • tale
  • parenthesis
  • commendation
  • publicity
  • promotional material
  • latent content
  • memorial
  • proposal
  • opinion
  • commitment

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • competition
  • unfaithfulness
  • infidelity

Etymology

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

8. abuse

verb. ['əˈbjuːs, əˈbjuːz'] treat badly.

Synonyms

  • kick around
  • step
  • ill-treat
  • mistreat
  • maltreat
  • do by
  • ill-use
  • handle

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • malfunction
  • undiluted
  • uncastrated

Etymology

  • abusen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. abuse

verb. ['əˈbjuːs, əˈbjuːz'] change the inherent purpose or function of something.

Synonyms

  • take in vain
  • pervert
  • misuse
  • fracture
  • expend

Antonyms

  • finish
  • evolution
  • bless
  • communicate

Etymology

  • abusen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. abuse

noun. ['əˈbjuːs, əˈbjuːz'] cruel or inhumane treatment.

Synonyms

  • persecution
  • mistreatment
  • ill-usage
  • inhuman treatment
  • cruelty
  • ill-treatment
  • child abuse
  • child neglect

Antonyms

  • praise
  • undeceive
  • cheer
  • walk

Etymology

  • abusen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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