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Significant vs. Substantial

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Significantadjective

Signifying something; carrying meaning.

‘a significant word or sound; a significant look’;

Substantialadjective

Having a substance; actually existing.

‘substantial life’;

Significantadjective

Having a covert or hidden meaning.

Substantialadjective

Not imaginary; real; actual; true; veritable.

Significantadjective

Having a noticeable or major effect; notable.

‘That was a significant step in the right direction.’; ‘The First World War was a significant event.’;

Substantialadjective

Corporeal; material; firm.

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Significantadjective

Reasonably large in number or amount.

Substantialadjective

Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm.

‘substantial cloth’; ‘a substantial fence or wall’;

Significantadjective

(statistics) Having a low probability of occurring by chance (for example, having high correlation and thus likely to be related).

Substantialadjective

Possessed of goods or an estate; moderately wealthy.

‘a substantial freeholder’;

Significantnoun

That which has significance; a sign; a token; a symbol.

Substantialadjective

Large in size, quantity, or value; ample; significant.

‘He inherited a substantial amount of money from his uncle.’; ‘A substantial number of people went to the event.’;

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Significantadjective

Fitted or designed to signify or make known somethingl having a meaning; standing as a sign or token; expressive or suggestive; as, a significant word or sound; a significant look.

‘It was well said of Plotinus, that the stars were significant, but not efficient.’;

Substantialadjective

Most important; essential.

Significantadjective

Deserving to be considered; important; momentous; as, a significant event.

Substantialadjective

Satisfying; having sufficient substance to be nourishing or filling.

‘I don't just want a snack; I need something substantial.’; ‘Teddy had a few crackers in his backpack, but he needed something more substantial if he was to survive a three-day trek.’;

Significantnoun

That which has significance; a sign; a token; a symbol.

‘In dumb significants proclaim your thoughts.’;

Substantialnoun

Anything having substance; an essential part.

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Significantadjective

important in effect or meaning;

‘a significant change in tax laws’; ‘a significant change in the Constitution’; ‘a significant contribution’; ‘significant details’; ‘statistically significant’;

Substantialadjective

Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.

‘If this atheist would have his chance to be real and substantial agent, he is more stupid than the vulgar.’;

Significantadjective

fairly large;

‘won by a substantial margin’;

Substantialadjective

Not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; real; solid; true; veritable.

‘If happinessbe a substantial good.’; ‘The substantial ornaments of virtue.’;

Significantadjective

too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation;

‘the interaction effect is significant at the .01 level’; ‘no significant difference was found’;

Substantialadjective

Corporeal; material; firm.

‘The rainbow [appears to be] a large substantial arch.’;

Significantadjective

rich in significance or implication;

‘a meaning look’; ‘pregnant with meaning’;

Substantialadjective

Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm; as, substantial cloth; a substantial fence or wall.

Significantadjective

sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention; noteworthy

‘a significant increase in sales’;

Substantialadjective

Possessed of goods or an estate; moderately wealthy; responsible; as, a substantial freeholder.

Significantadjective

having a particular meaning; indicative of something

‘in times of stress her dreams seemed to her especially significant’;

Substantialadjective

fairly large;

‘won by a substantial margin’;

Significantadjective

suggesting a meaning or message that is not explicitly stated

‘she gave him a significant look’;

Substantialadjective

being the essence or essential element of a thing;

‘substantial equivalents’; ‘substantive information’;

Significantadjective

relating to or having significance.

Substantialadjective

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’;

Substantialadjective

providing abundant nourishment;

‘a hearty meal’; ‘good solid food’; ‘ate a substantial breakfast’;

Substantialadjective

of good quality and condition; solidly built;

‘a solid foundation’; ‘several substantial timber buildings’;

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