Student Thesaurus

One entry found for substantial.
Entry Word: substantial
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having great meaning or lasting effect <substantial changes to the school dress code that made a lot of people unhappy> -- see IMPORTANT 1
2 of a size greater than average of its kind <the amount he inherited was quite substantial, so he quit his job and set out to see the world> -- see LARGE
3 relating to or composed of matter <the Land of Oz turned out to be a world of dreams, even less substantial than a rainbow> -- see MATERIAL 1
4 sufficiently large in size, amount, or number to merit attention <there's been a substantial increase in attendance at girls' volleyball games ever since the start of their winning streak> -- see CONSIDERABLE 1