As adjectives the difference between predominant and substantial
is that predominant
is predominant while substantial
is having to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
As a verb predominant
As a noun substantial is
anything having substance; an essential part.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
common or widespread; prevalent
significant or important; dominant
(music) A subdominant.
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.