Synonyms of 'substantial'
of a considerable size or valueThat is a very substantial improvement in the current situation.
Australia's a big country.
It is the first drug that seems to have a significant effect on this disease.
We have already spent a considerable amount of money on repairs.
He spent a goodly part of his life in America.
In a large room about a dozen children are sitting on the carpet.
an important economic challenge to the government
a room with a generous amount of storage space
The opportunities are there to make a tidy profit.
The design gave ample space for a good-sized kitchen.
sizable or sizeable
solid or strongthose fortunate enough to have a fairly substantial property to sell
I stared up at the square, solid house.
a perfectly sound building
The camera was mounted on a sturdy tripod.
Around its summit, a strong wall had been built.
Use a firm platform or a sturdy ladder.
a massive steam boat
The gritty foursome took turns shouldering the hefty load every five minutes.
Fine bone china is strong and durable.
a bulky man with balding hair
The suspect is well built, of medium height, and with dark hair.
available to the senses(formal) talk of imminent and substantial progress
his first real job
Everything I had heard about him was true.
There was no positive evidence.
the material world
They are using local actors or the actual people involved.
Both sides have made valid points.
Surely such weighty matters merit a higher level of debate?
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in the sense of actual
existing in reality or as a matter of factThey are using local actors or the actual people involved.
in the sense of ample
more than sufficientThe design gave ample space for a good-sized kitchen.
in the sense of bulky
very large and massive, esp. so as to be unwieldya bulky man with balding hair
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