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Matter

Definition of matter:

part of speech: noun

That which occupies space, and with which we become acquainted by our bodily senses: that out of which anything is made: the subject or thing treated of: that with which one has to do: cause of a thing: thing of consequence: importance: indefinite amount:- v. i. to be of importance: to signify.

part of speech: adjective

Matterless.

part of speech: verb

Be of importance; signify; to form pus.

part of speech: noun

Fluid in abscesses or on festering sores, pus.

part of speech: noun

That which occupies space, and can be perceived by the senses; body; substance; as, the subject matter of a book; a thing of importance; business; as, the matter needs prompt attention; event; indefinite amount; ground; cause of difficulty; as, what is the matter pus; set- up type for a printer.

part of speech: verb

To be of consequence; signify.

part of speech: noun

Substance of which bodies are composed; subject; affair; importance; pus.

part of speech: noun

Mattering; pa. p. mattered.

Usage examples for matter:

  • What does Miss Foby matter "Snow-Blind", Katharine Newlin Burt.
  • They know that something is the matter "The Tin Soldier", Temple Bailey.
  • Leave the matter to her. "Just Patty", Jean Webster.
  • What's the matter Phil? "Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman", F. Hopkinson Smith.

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