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Synonyms for substantiveˈsʌb stən tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. substantive(adj)

    any word or group of words functioning as a noun

    Antonyms:
    adjective, nonmeaningful, unessential, inessential, procedural, meaningless

  2. substantial, substantive(adj)

    having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable

    Synonyms:
    substantial, significant, hearty, essential, real, square, material, substantive, solid, meaty, strong, satisfying

    Antonyms:
    unessential, meaningless, nonmeaningful, procedural, inessential, adjective

  3. substantive, essential(adj)

    defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established

    Synonyms:
    substantial, essential, all important(p), all-important(a), indispensable, substantive, meaty, crucial, of the essence(p)

    Antonyms:
    procedural, nonmeaningful, inessential, adjective, meaningless, unessential

  4. meaty, substantive(adj)

    being on topic and prompting thought

    Synonyms:
    essential, substantive, meaty, substantial

    Antonyms:
    adjective, nonmeaningful, procedural, meaningless, inessential, unessential

Wiktionary

  1. substantive(noun)

    Antonyms:
    verbal

  2. substantive(adjective)

    Of the essence or essential element of a thing; as, substantive information.

    Antonyms:
    verbal, adjective, procedural

  3. substantive(adjective)

    Having substance and prompting thought.

    Synonyms:
    meaty, substantial

    Antonyms:
    verbal, adjective, procedural

  4. substantive(adjective)

    Applying to essential legal principles and rules of right; as, substantive law.

    Antonyms:
    verbal, adjective, procedural

  5. substantive(adjective)

    Of a dye that does not need the use of a mordant to be made fast to that which is being dyed.

    Antonyms:
    verbal, procedural, adjective

  6. substantive(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    essential, in essence

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. substantive(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Gram.) noun, name


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