Associations to the word «Substance»

Wiktionary

SUBSTANCE, noun. Physical matter; material.
SUBSTANCE, noun. The essential part of anything; the most vital part.
SUBSTANCE, noun. Substantiality; solidity; firmness.
SUBSTANCE, noun. Material possessions; estate; property; resources.
SUBSTANCE, noun. A form of matter that has constant chemical composition and characteristic properties.
SUBSTANCE, noun. Drugs (illegal narcotics)
SUBSTANCE, noun. (theology) Hypostasis.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE, noun. An overindulgence in and dependence on a drug or other chemical.
SUBSTANCE P, noun. (biochemistry) A tachykinin neuropeptide associated with inflammatory processes and pain.

Dictionary definition

SUBSTANCE, noun. The real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes".
SUBSTANCE, noun. The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story".
SUBSTANCE, noun. The idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?".
SUBSTANCE, noun. Material of a particular kind or constitution; "the immune response recognizes invading substances".
SUBSTANCE, noun. Considerable capital (wealth or income); "he is a man of means".
SUBSTANCE, noun. What a communication that is about something is about.
SUBSTANCE, noun. A particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man".

Wise words

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Voltaire