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  Words related to matter

Related / Similar Words: substance, affair, thing, topic, subject, issue, count, weigh

 

Definition:
  • that which has mass and occupies space; "an atom is the smallest indivisible unit of matter";
  • (used with negation) having consequence; "they were friends and it was no matter who won the games";
  • a vaguely specified concern; "several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well";
  • a problem; "is anything the matter?";
  • some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police";
  • written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane";
  • have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter much";

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    See Also: matter to, interest

     

    Hyponyms: food, nutrient, ballast, bedding material, bedding, litter, body substance, protoplasm, living substance, drift, grinding, sediment, deposit, material, stuff, ylem, dark matter, antimatter, micronutrient, philosopher's stone, precursor, phlogiston, allergen, assay, pyrogen, pyrectic, mixture, hydrocolloid, adulterant, adulterator, atom, chemical element, element, propellant, propellent, denaturant, activator, inhibitor, ferment, substrate, carcinogen, compound, chemical compound, foamentation, fuel, medium, culture medium, humectant, inoculant, inoculum, jelly, leaven, leavening, fluid, sludge, slime, goo, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze, system, refrigerant, residue, lysin, poison, poisonous substance, chemical irritant, antigen, solid, solute, solvate, volatile, emanation, essence, ligand, metabolite, vegetable matter, blind spot, res judicata, res adjudicata, area, dictation, text, textual matter, typescript, front matter, prelims, back matter, end matter, addendum, supplement, postscript, recitation, weigh, press

     

    Derivational Morphology: count, weigh, topic, subject, issue

     

    Anagrams: Retama, raetam, ramate

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 事關   Dutch: belangrijk zijn and materie  
    Finnish: aine and merkitä   French: importer and matière  
    Frisian: matearje   German: Materie and wichtig  
    Interlingua: materia   Italian: importare  
    Japanese: 重要   Korean: 물질 and 중요  
    Latin: res   Portuguese: importar and matéria  
    Romanian: materie   Serbian: tvar  
    Spanish: importar and materia  
     
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