Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Solid; strong; important; valuable.

Part of speech: adjective

Possessed of sufficient means; responsible.

Part of speech: adjective

Actual; permanent; lasting.

Part of speech: adjective

Conforming to the essence of a thing; essential; fundamental.

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Usage examples "substantial":

  1. No doubt they thought quickly of something or they would have chosen something more substantial than leaves. - "The Key To Peace", A. Marie Miles.
  2. It was all substantial- and, up stairs and down stairs, it was all ugly. - "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
  3. It was a positive and most welcome increase to my income, and might probably be regarded as a first real step on the road to substantial success. - "Autobiography of Anthony Trollope", Anthony Trollope.