\səbstˈantɪv], \səbstˈantɪv], \s_ə_b_s_t_ˈa_n_t_ɪ_v]\
Definitions of SUBSTANTIVE
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Depending on itself; independent.
Enduring; solid; firm; substantial.
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Expressing existence: real: of real, independent importance.
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Expressing existence; independent.
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An epithet applied by Dr. Paris to aliments which are nutritious, in contradistinction to adjective aliments, which are themselves not possessed of nutritive virtues, but impart to the digestive organs greater energy, so as to enable them to extract more nutriment from the substantive aliments. Meat, for example, is a substantive aliment: the condiment, as mustard, eaten with it, an adjective aliment.
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