1. [Adjective]: having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary; "the substantial world"; "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"; "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare

2. fairly large; "won by a substantial margin"

3. being the essence or essential element of a thing; "substantial equivalents"; "substantive information"

4. providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"

5. of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings"

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