Synonyms of substantial in English:

substantial


See definition of substantial

adjective

1‘spirits are shadowy, human beings substantial’

SYNONYMS

real, true, actual, existing

physical, solid, material, concrete, corporeal, tangible, non-spiritual

rare unimaginary

ANTONYMS

incorporeal, abstract

2‘substantial progress had been made’

SYNONYMS

considerable, real, material, weighty, solid, sizeable, meaningful, significant, important, notable, major, marked, valuable, useful, worthwhile

ANTONYMS

insubstantial, worthless

3‘the plaintiff is unlikely to recover substantial damages’

SYNONYMS

sizeable, considerable, significant, large, ample, appreciable, goodly, decent

informal tidy

4‘a row of substantial Victorian villas’

SYNONYMS

sturdy, solid, stout, strong, well built, well constructed, durable, long-lasting, hard-wearing, imperishable, impervious

ANTONYMS

insubstantial, jerry-built

5‘the food is fit for substantial country gentlemen’

SYNONYMS

hefty, stout, sturdy, strapping, large, big, solid, bulky, burly, well built, weighty, portly, tubby, chubby, beefy

ANTONYMS

slight, gaunt

6‘substantial City companies’

SYNONYMS

successful, buoyant, booming, doing well, profit-making, profitable, prosperous, wealthy, affluent, moneyed, well-to-do, rich, large

informal in the money, rolling in it, loaded, stinking rich, quids in

ANTONYMS

paltry

7‘he is in substantial agreement with Lomax’

SYNONYMS

fundamental, essential, basic