Substantive Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Substantive? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Derivations, Synonyms, Example sentences, Words starting with Substantive, How to pronounce? Antonyms, Words ending with Substantive, Related sentences and more...

Substantive meaning

Word: Substantive

How to pronounce: ˈsʌbstəntɪv

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Having a firm basis in reality and therefore important, meaningful, or considerable.

Example sentences: "There is no substantive evidence for the efficacy of these drugs"

2. Having a separate and independent existence.

Example sentences: "Nothing has a substantive existence apart from everything else and exists only in the context of everything else."

3. (of law) defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which such things are established.

Example sentences: "The submission there is that one needs primary statutory backing before a power to make procedural rules can affect substantive limitation periods."

4. (of a dye) not needing a mordant.

Noun

Definitions:

1. A noun.

Example sentences: "All entities, substantives, adverbs, sentences are patiently, and joyously, called into question."


Synonyms:

significant

sizeable

respectable

sizable

considerable

essential

good

basic

major

noun

in essence

meaty


Derivations:

substantial

substantivized

substance

substantially

substantival


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Substantive in Other Languages...

Spanish: Sustantivo

German: Materiell

French: Substantiel

Italian: Sostanziale

Turkish: Isim


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