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Definition of Substances
Substance Sub"stance, v. t.
To furnish or endow with substance; to supply property to; to
make rich. [Obs.]
SubstanceSubstance 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
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
5. (Theol.) Same as Hypostasis, 2.
Meaning of Substances from wikipedia
(Jainism), a term in Jain ontology
the base or owner
of attributes Chemical substance
, a material
with a definite...
- Psychotropic Substances
Act of 1978 added provisions implementing
on Psychotropic Substances
. The Controlled Substances Penalties
- methods, i.e., without breaking chemical
bonds. Chemical substances
can be simple substances
compounds, or alloys. Chemical elements
are used by humans
for a number
of different purposes
uses vary widely between
cultures. Some substances
- men who abuse substances
the negative effects
co-occurring disorders. Substance abuse
- No Substance
is the tenth
by the punk rock band Bad Religion. It was the band's third
(or fourth, if the reissue
- ****ociated material safety
and are classed
as hazardous substances
. Hazardous substances
to extensive regulation
on production, procurement...
- Designer drugs include psychoactive substances
that have been designated
by the European Union
as new psychoactive substances
(NPS) as well as analogs
- on Psychotropic Substances
, and the United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic
in Narcotic Drugs
and Psychotropic Substances
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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