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synonyms for matter

  • element
  • material
  • thing
  • amount
  • being
  • body
  • constituents
  • corporeality
  • entity
  • individual
  • object
  • phenomenon
  • protoplasm
  • quantity
  • stuff
  • substantiality
  • sum
  • corporeity
  • materialness
  • physical world
See also synonyms for: mattered / mattering / matters

antonyms for matter

MOST RELEVANT
  • abstract
  • concept
  • nothing
  • nothingness
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        How to use matter in a sentence

        I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
        MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
        I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
        “And the matter of the will was all disposed of by the probate judge today, I hear,” said the judge, his hand on the door.
        THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
        The first month I was here, when there were only five of us, it was quite another matter, but now the room is crowded every time.
        MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
        Let us look over these points again, and make the matter still clearer and more simple.
        GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
        Either they are unavoidable if your living questions are fully discussed, or they are irrelevant and they do not matter.
        THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
        The evolution theory alleges that they were evolved, slowly, by natural processes out of previously existing matter.
        GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
        As a matter of fact, it was a very distant cousin of hers who had died, a Mrs. Fanshawe Collingwood, who also lived in the town.
        THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
        He was mounted on a spirited horse and his manner showed he was ready for any kind of an adventure, no matter where it might lead.
        THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
        For telegrams the spelling does n't matter; the people at the office correct it—or if they don't you can put it off on them.
        CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO MATTER

        • body
        • burden
        • core
        • full value
        • import
        • matter
        • purport
        • result
        • sense
        • significance
        • substance
        • thrust
        • upshot
        • value
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