Definition for substantial

adjective as in material, real

adjective as in rich

Discover More

Example Sentences

The watch does not include Loudoun and Montgomery counties along with counties to the north and west due to uncertainty as to how far north and west substantial precipitation will extend.

This account links into many business functions and as such the impact to us is quite substantial.

There’s a long road ahead, but a 20 percent price cut is a substantial step forward.

From Vox

That kind of content would have to be substantial, nuanced and detailed.

We sat down and figured out that our combined incomes were substantial, so this is what we decided.

The brokers then scout out potential “crew members” who can earn substantial discounts for working the journey.

Judging from current figures, there would be a substantial demand for this option, too.

Such is the view from the Pech Valley in Kunar, a frontline that appears to be holding against substantial odds.

For women who are attacked en masse, this new reporting system will save substantial time and energy.

Swiss leaders also dispel the “slippery slope” idea by repeatedly rejecting substantial minimum wage increases.

The embankment or road-bed was commenced by gigantic piling, and is very broad and substantial.

A brown or dark gray stone, as in Edinburgh, is the principal material used, and gives the city a very substantial appearance.

The active Capt descended, and seizing the substantial handle rang loudly.

Poland has been the true object; and, to cover the substantial seizures there, has been the trick of the French invasion.

For a moment, as the mistress of Skyrie surveyed these more substantial offerings she was inclined to resent them.


On this page you'll find 214 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to substantial, such as: big, consequential, considerable, extraordinary, generous, and hefty.

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