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verb as in be of consequence, importance


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Perdue’s office did not answer questions about why he sent the letter or whether he discussed the matter with any sports team owners.

It was only a matter of time, they thought, until she’d be running a team of her own.

With the board’s vote, the matter will go to the 4th District Court of Appeal.

Instead he grew convinced that mind and matter were made of the same basic ingredient.

In other words, the governor is free to discuss the matter, the analysis found.

In an effort to gain early attention, he focused his attention on the Iowa precinct caucuses, which had never mattered much.

Maybe there was a time when you could make films that mattered, but now?

Except in cases with the highest body count, or the most grotesque cruelty, white victims were the only ones that mattered.

Television in general might not have mattered in what happened that night, but one in particular brought the case to a close.

What really mattered was that he was religious, and thus had the same moral beliefs as other religious people.

And indeed, it mattered little to her—an Eastern woman whose life was usually bounded by a grille.

In a business way, he was doing very well, and business was all that mattered with Mr. Chumley.

It mattered little, since Monsieur de Garnache was dead—as though it could have mattered had he been living!

That Prince Alix was notoriously a friend of Russia mattered little at the present juncture.

She seemed to think that nothing mattered so much as that everybody should be paid on the first of the month.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mattered, such as: count, signify, involve, imply, affect, and mean.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.