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[noun]
[noun] the idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?"
[noun] the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
[noun] what a communication that is about something is about
[noun] considerable capital (wealth or income); "he is a man of means"
[noun] the stuff of which an object consists
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Note: Stick-lac is the substance in its natural state, incrusting small twigs. When broken off, and the coloring matter partly removed, the granular residuum is called seed-lac. When melted, and reduced to a thin crust, it is called shell-lac or shellac. Lac is an important ingredient in sealing wax, dyes, varnishes, and lacquers. {Ceylon lac}, a resinous exudation of the tree {Croton lacciferum}, resembling lac. {Lac dye}, a scarlet dye obtained from stick-lac. {Lac lake}, the coloring matter of lac dye when precipitated from its solutions by alum. {Mexican lac}, an exudation of the tree {Croton Draco}.
\Sub"stance\, n. [F., fr. L. substantia, fr. substare to be under or present, to stand firm; sub under + stare to stand. See {Stand}.] 1. That which underlies all outward manifestations; substratum; the permanent subject or cause of phenomena, whether material or spiritual; that in which properties inhere; that which is real, in distinction from that which is apparent; the abiding part of any existence, in distinction from any accident; that which constitutes anything what it is; real or existing essence. These cooks, how they stamp, and strain, and grind, And turn substance into accident! --Chaucer. Heroic virtue did his actions guide, And he the substance, not the appearance, chose. --Dryden. 2. The most important element in any existence; the characteristic and essential components of anything; the main part; essential import; purport. This edition is the same in substance with the Latin. --Bp. Burnet. It is insolent in words, in manner; but in substance it is not only insulting, but alarming. --Burke. 3. Body; matter; material of which a thing is made; hence, substantiality; solidity; firmness; as, the substance of which a garment is made; some textile fabrics have little substance. 4. Material possessions; estate; property; resources. And there wasted his substance with riotous living. --Luke xv. 13. Thy substance, valued at the highest rate, Can not amount unto a hundred marks. --Shak. We are destroying many thousand lives, and exhausting our substance, but not for our own interest. --Swift. 5. (Theol.) Same as {Hypostasis}, 2.
\Sub"stance\, v. t. To furnish or endow with substance; to supply property to; to make rich. [Obs.]

Synonyms for substance

center, content, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, matter, meaning, means, meat, message, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, subject matter, sum

See also: activator | antimatter | bedding | combustible material | commendation | foamentation | food | hydrocolloid | information | inhibitor | insertion | interpolation | latent content | leavening | meaninglessness | micronutrient | packaging | promotion | promotional material | request | residue | shocker | story | tenor | theme |

The fun area, different aproach to word »substance«

Let's analyse "substance" as pure text. This string has Nine letters in Two syllables and Three vowels. 33.3% of vowels is 5.3% less then average English word. Written in backwards: ECNATSBUS. Average typing speed for these characters is 2430 milliseconds. [info]

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Numerology

Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: substance: 3 + 1 + 5 = 9, reduced: 9 . and the final result is Nine.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: substance: 1 + 3 + 2 + 1 + 2 + 1 + 5 + 3 + 5 = 23, reduced: 5, and the final result is Five.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
A (1) 1 Magician Creative, Inventive, Intuitive
B (1) 2 High Priestess Compassionate, Caring, Knowing
C (1) 3 Empress Patient, Willful, Strong, Giving
E (1) 5 Hierophant Wise, Crafty, Daring, Inventive
N (1) 14 Temperance Healer, Wise, Survivor, Crafty
S (2) 19 Sun Colorful, Bright, Perceptive
T (1) 20 Judgement Unswerving, Steadfast, Demanding, Forceful
U (1) 21 World Gifted, Generous, Bountiful

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