Synonyms for substantive

Synonyms for (noun) substantive

Synonyms: substantive

Definition: any word or group of words functioning as a noun

Similar words: word

Definition: a unit of language that native speakers can identify

Usage: words are the blocks from which sentences are made; he hardly said ten words all morning

Synonyms for (adjective) substantive

Synonyms: substantial, substantive

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

Usage: substantial equivalents

Similar words: essential

Definition: basic and fundamental

Usage: the essential feature


Synonyms: meaty, substantive

Definition: being on topic and prompting thought

Usage: a meaty discussion

Similar words: meaningful

Definition: having a meaning or purpose

Usage: a meaningful explanation; a meaningful discussion; a meaningful pause