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material

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3 having to do with life on earth especially as opposed to that in heaven
  • people who worry more about material concerns than about spiritual ones
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4 having to do with the matter at hand
  • That information, while fascinating, is not material to our discussion.
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to the point

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5 of or relating to the human body
  • material needs such as food and warmth
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material, physical, corporeal, phenomenal, sensible, objective mean of or belonging to actuality. material implies formation out of tangible matter; used in contrast with spiritual or ideal it may connote the mundane, crass, or grasping.
    • material values
physical applies to what is perceived directly by the senses and may contrast with mental, spiritual, or imaginary.
    • the physical benefits of exercise
corporeal implies having the tangible qualities of a body such as shape, size, or resistance to force.
    • artists have portrayed angels as corporeal beings
phenomenal applies to what is known or perceived through the senses rather than by intuition or rational deduction.
    • scientists concerned with the phenomenal world
sensible stresses the capability of readily or forcibly impressing the senses.
    • the earth's rotation is not sensible to us
objective may stress material or independent existence apart from a subject perceiving it.
    • no objective evidence of damage

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material

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1 the basic elements from which something can be developed
  • She's clearly movie star material.
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2 usually materials plural items needed for the performance of a task or activity
  • I have all the materials to build the mobile.
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