substantify

transitive verb
sub·​stan·​ti·​fy
-ed/-ing/-es

Definition of substantify

1 : to give substance or substantive character to

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History and Etymology for substantify

Medieval Latin substantificare, from Latin substantia substance + -ficare -fy

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“Substantify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/substantify. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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