Having to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
Not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; real; solid; true; veritable.
* "to do some substantial good, is the compensation for much incidental imperfection" - Cardinal Newman, The Rise and Progress of Universities
Corporeal; material; firm.
Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm; as, substantial cloth; a substantial fence or wall.
possessed of goods or an estate; moderately wealthy; responsible; as, a substantial freeholder.
Large in size, quantity, or value; as, a substantial amount of money; vast
Most important; essential.
Ample or full.
- A substantial amount of people in this buliding
Anything having substance; an essential part.
Lasting or enduring forever; existing or continuing without end; immortal; eternal.
* (rfdate), (w) xx1. 33
Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive.
- The Everlasting God.
* (rfdate), (w) xvii. 8
* (rfdate), (Alexander Pope) (1688-1744)
- I will give to thee, and to thy seed after theethe land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession.
(label) Existing with infinite temporal duration (as opposed to existence outside of time).
- And heard thy everlasting yawn confess / The pains and penalties of idleness.
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* Everlasting, Eternal. Eternal denotes (when taken strictly) without beginning or end of duration; everlasting is sometimes used in our version of the Scriptures in the sense of eternal, but in modern usage is confined to the future, and implies no intermission as well as no end.
*: Whether we shall meet again I know not; Therefore our everlasting farewell take; Forever, and forever farewell, Cassius. -(William Shakespeare)
* eternal, immortal, interminable, endless, never-ending, infinite, unlimited, unceasing, uninterrupted, continual, unintermitted, incessant
* (existing with infinite temporal duration ) sempiternal
* (of a short life) ephemeral
* (existing or continuing without end) finite, limited, mortal
* everlasting flower.
* everlasting pea
An everlasting flower.
* 1974 , (GB Edwards), The Book of Ebenezer Le Page , New York 2007, p. 313:
A cloth fabric for shoes, etc.
- ‘It is true perhaps it is too late now for you to look like a rose; but you can always look like an everlasting .’
English karmadharaya compounds