Definition of Substantive. Meaning of Substantive. Synonyms of Substantive

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Definition of Substantive

Substantive
Substantive Sub"stan*tive, a. [L. substantivus: cf. F. substantif.] 1. Betokening or expressing existence; as, the substantive verb, that is, the verb to be. 2. Depending on itself; independent. He considered how sufficient and substantive this land was to maintain itself without any aid of the foreigner. --Bacon. 3. Enduring; solid; firm; substantial. Strength and magnitude are qualities which impress the imagination in a powerful and substantive manner. --Hazlitt. 4. Pertaining to, or constituting, the essential part or principles; as, the law substantive. Noun substantive (Gram.), a noun which designates an object, material or immaterial; a substantive. Substantive color, one which communicates its color without the aid of a mordant or base; -- opposed to adjective color.
Substantive
Substantive Sub"stan*tive, n. [Cf. F. substantif.] (Gram.) A noun or name; the part of speech which designates something that exists, or some object of thought, either material or immaterial; as, the words man, horse, city, goodness, excellence, are substantives.
Substantive
Substantive Sub"stan*tive, v. t. To substantivize. [R.] --Cudworth.

Meaning of Substantive from wikipedia

- both nouns (substantives) and adjectives, as originally did the English word noun, the two types being distinguished as nouns substantive and nouns adjective...
- Substantive democracy is a form of democracy in which the outcome of elections is representative of the people. In other words, substantive democracy...
- Substantive law is the set of laws that governs how members of a society are to behave. It is contrasted with procedural law, which is the set of procedures...
- In United States constitutional law, substantive due process is a principle allowing courts to protect certain fundamental rights from government interference...
- Substantive rights are basic human rights possessed by people in an ordered society and include rights granted by natural law as well as the substantive...
- Substantive procedures (or substantive tests) are those activities performed by the auditor to detect material misstatement or fraud at the ****ertion level...
- Substantive equality is a fundamental aspect of human rights law that is concerned with equitable outcomes and equal opportunities for disadvantaged and...
- War substantive: a temporarily confirmed rank only held for the duration of that war, though war substantive rank may be treated as substantive when...
- attraction is known as "substantivity": the higher the substantivity the greater the attraction of the dye for the fiber. Substantive dyes work best on textiles...
- A substantive title is a title of nobility or royalty acquired either by individual grant or inheritance. It is to be distinguished from a title shared...
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