Synonyms of material in English:

material


See definition of material

noun

1‘the decomposition of organic material’

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matter, substance, stuff, medium

2‘the materials for a new building’

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constituent, raw material, element, component

3materials‘cleaning materials’

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things, items, articles, stuff, necessaries

British informal gubbins

4‘samples of curtain material’

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fabric, cloth, stuff, textiles

5‘she's collecting material for a magazine article’

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information, data, facts, facts and figures, statistics, evidence, subject matter, ideas, details, particulars

background, notes, documentation, documents, papers

informal info, gen, deets, dope, low-down, dirt


adjective

1‘the material rather than the spiritual world’

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physical, corporeal, tangible, non-spiritual, mundane, worldly, earthly, temporal, concrete, real, solid, substantial, secular, lay

rare sublunary

ANTONYMS

spiritual, abstract

2‘she was too fond of material pleasures’

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sensual, carnal, materialistic, corporal, fleshly, physical, bodily

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aesthetic, intellectual

3‘the storms caused material damage to the crops’

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significant, major, important, of consequence, consequential, momentous

weighty, vital, essential, key, meaningful

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unimportant, insignificant, inconsequential

4‘information that could be material to a murder inquiry’

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relevant, applicable, pertinent, apposite, germane

apropos, to the point, to the purpose

ad rem

rare appurtenant

ANTONYMS

immaterial, irrelevant