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substance

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1 the basic elements from which something can be developed
  • Many thought that the mayor's speech lacked substance because specific proposals for solving the city's problems were few.
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2 the quality or qualities that make a thing what it is
  • tireless caring and nurturing that was the very substance of maternal love
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name of the game

3 the total of one's money and property
  • Measure the worth of a person not by earthly substance but by good deeds.
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4 one that has a real and independent existence
  • the question of whether the soul is a substance entirely independent of the body
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