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Definitions of SUBSTANCE
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Same as Hypostasis, 2.
That which underlies all outward manifestations; substratum; the permanent subject or cause of phenomena, whether material or spiritual; that in which properties inhere; that which is real, in distinction from that which is apparent; the abiding part of any existence, in distinction from any accident; that which constitutes anything what it is; real or existing essence.
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By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Latin] Being; something which exists ; something real, not imaginary something solid, not empty;-that which underlies all outward manifestations; substratum :-that which constitutes any thing what it is; nature; real or existing essence ;-the most important element in any existence; the characteristics of any thing ;-any thing which has a material form ; body ; matter ;-estate; property.
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