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Matter (IPA: /ˈmætɝ/)


Matter (n.)

That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of anything; the constituent elements of conception; that into which a notion may be analyzed; the essence; the pith; the embodiment.

Matter (n.)

That of which the sensible universe and all existent bodies are composed; anything which has extension, occupies space, or is perceptible by the senses; body; substance.

Matter (n.)

That with regard to, or about which, anything takes place or is done; the thing aimed at, treated of, or treated; subject of action, discussion, consideration, feeling, complaint, legal action, or the like; theme.

Matter (n.)

That which one has to treat, or with which one has to do; concern; affair; business.

Matter (n.)

Affair worthy of account; thing of consequence; importance; significance; moment; -- chiefly in the phrases what matter ? no matter, and the like.

Matter (n.)

Inducing cause or occasion, especially of anything disagreeable or distressing; difficulty; trouble.

Matter (n.)

Amount; quantity; portion; space; -- often indefinite.

Matter (n.)

Substance excreted from living animal bodies; that which is thrown out or discharged in a tumor, boil, or abscess; pus; purulent substance.

Matter (n.)

That which is permanent, or is supposed to be given, and in or upon which changes are effected by psychological or physical processes and relations; -- opposed to form.

Matter (n.)

Written manuscript, or anything to be set in type; copy; also, type set up and ready to be used, or which has been used, in printing.

Matter (v. i.)

To be of importance; to import; to signify.

Matter (v. i.)

To form pus or matter, as an abscess; to maturate.

Matter (v. t.)

To regard as important; to take account of; to care for.

Matter

Substance that has rest mass and volume, or several other definitions

Matter

Topic or area addressed by a work

Matter

Science fiction novel by Iain Banks

Matter

Family name

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Album by St. Lucia

Matter Synonyms

Affair, Thing

Matter Synonyms

Substance

Matter Synonyms

Topic, Issue, Subject

Matter Synonyms

Matter To, Weigh, Count

Matter (Last Name / Surname)

Matter is the #11,069 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 2,870 people had that surname.

Translations

Matter in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "No matter how fast a lie runs, the truth will someday overtake it ."" - T. B. Joshua

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (after repeatedly clicking on him) Do not worry, master! My armor is impenetrable to your touch, no matter how repetitive!"" - Star Wars: The Old Republic

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Shion...I will return to you, no matter what.)" - Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (to Jen) You're not gonna shut up no matter HOW many times I smack you, are you?" - TRG Productions

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .it's your work ethic that is going to get you far, no matter what you do." - Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo


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