SUBSTANTIVE

  • (of a dye) Not needing a mordant
  • (of law) Defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which such things are established
  • Having a firm basis in reality and therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
  • Having a separate and independent existence
  • having substance involving matters of major or practical importance to all concerned.
  • means important, real, or meaningful.
  • relating to substance [adj SUBSTANTIVELY] / a noun [n -S]