Definition of Substances. Meaning of Substances. Synonyms of Substances

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Definition of Substances

Substance
Substance Sub"stance, v. t. To furnish or endow with substance; to supply property to; to make rich. [Obs.]
Substance
Substance Sub"stance, n. [F., fr. L. substantia, fr. substare to be under or present, to stand firm; sub under + stare to stand. See Stand.] 1. That which underlies all outward manifestations; substratum; the permanent subject or cause of phenomena, whether material or spiritual; that in which properties inhere; that which is real, in distinction from that which is apparent; the abiding part of any existence, in distinction from any accident; that which constitutes anything what it is; real or existing essence. These cooks, how they stamp, and strain, and grind, And turn substance into accident! --Chaucer. Heroic virtue did his actions guide, And he the substance, not the appearance, chose. --Dryden. 2. The most important element in any existence; the characteristic and essential components of anything; the main part; essential import; purport. This edition is the same in substance with the Latin. --Bp. Burnet. It is insolent in words, in manner; but in substance it is not only insulting, but alarming. --Burke. 3. Body; matter; material of which a thing is made; hence, substantiality; solidity; firmness; as, the substance of which a garment is made; some textile fabrics have little substance. 4. Material possessions; estate; property; resources. And there wasted his substance with riotous living. --Luke xv. 13. Thy substance, valued at the highest rate, Can not amount unto a hundred marks. --Shak. We are destroying many thousand lives, and exhausting our substance, but not for our own interest. --Swift. 5. (Theol.) Same as Hypostasis, 2.

Meaning of Substances from wikipedia

- Look up substance, substances, or substantially in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Substance may refer to: Matter, anything that has m**** and takes up...
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- bioplasm and distinct from the ergastic substances of the cell. The latter are usually organic or inorganic substances that are products of metabolism, and...
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- men who abuse substances; women more frequently use substances to reduce the negative effects of these co-occurring disorders. Substance abuse puts both...
- The Substance is an upcoming American body horror film written and directed by Coralie Fargeat, and starring Demi Moore and Margaret Qualley. Demi Moore...
- borne by the substance but distinct from it. In this role, a substance can be referred to as a substratum or a thing-in-itself. Substances are particulars...
- Performance-enhancing substances, also known as performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs), are substances that are used to improve any form of activity performance...
- Psychoactive substances are used by humans for a number of different purposes, and these uses vary widely between cultures. Some substances may have controlled...
- Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A corrosive substance is one that will damage or destroy other substances with which it comes into contact by means of...