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What is another word for substantive?

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Adjective
Greater than average in size, amount, value or degree
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“The union is also very supportive of efforts to provide a substantive amount of severance pay to separated federal employees.”
Adjective
Of the essence, being an essential element of something
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“The substantive aspect of the economy, on which we had wished to focus, is disdainfully relegated to oblivion.”
Adjective
Independent, depending on oneself
“How sufficient and substantive this land was to maintain itself without any aid at all of the foreigner.”
Adjective
Effective or practical in use
“Such actions served only to fuel concerns about whether the government would take more substantive measures to boost confidence in the stock market.”
Adjective
Existing in reality or as a matter of fact
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Substantive
Adjective
Highly relevant to the matter at hand
Noun
(grammar) A word that names a person, place, thing or idea
“In poetry, the use of a substantive to denote a special form of the action of the verb is much extended.”
Verb
To convert into a substantive (noun)
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