Meaning of MATERIAL in English

MATERIAL

n. 25B6; noun

the decomposition of organic material : MATTER, substance, stuff, medium.

the materials for a new building : CONSTITUENT, raw material, element, component.

cleaning materials : THINGS, items, articles, stuff, necessaries; Brit. informal gubbins.

curtain material : FABRIC, cloth, textiles. See list at fabric .

material for a magazine article : INFORMATION, data, facts, facts and figures, statistics, evidence, details, particulars, background, notes; informal info, gen, dope, low-down.

25B6; adjective

the material world : PHYSICAL, corporeal, tangible, non-spiritual, mundane, worldly, earthly, secular, temporal, concrete, real, solid, substantial.

she was too fond of material pleasures : SENSUAL, physical, carnal, corporal, fleshly, bodily.

information that could be material to the inquiry : RELEVANT, pertinent, applicable, germane; apropos, to the point; vital, essential, key.

the storms caused material damage : SIGNIFICANT, major, important.

spiritual, aesthetic, irrelevant.

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