Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
- Of, relating to, or having substance; material.
- True or real; not imaginary.
- Solidly built; strong.
- Ample; sustaining: a substantial breakfast.
- Considerable in importance, value, degree, amount, or extent: won by a substantial margin.
- Possessing wealth or property; well-to-do.
- An essential. Often used in the plural.
- A solid thing. Often used in the plural.