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Substantial

Of real worth and importance; of considerable value; valuable. Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; solid; true; veritable.

The right to Freedom of Speech, for example, is a substantial right.

substantial

adjective abundant, ample, concrete, consequential, considerable, established, existent, existing, firmus, flush, genuine, gravis, great, important, large, real, significant, sizable, strong, substantive, valid
Associated concepts: substantial breach, substantial claim, substantial compliance, substantial controversy, substantial damages, substantial error, substantial evidence, substannial factor, substantial impairment, substantial injury, subbtantial interest, substantial issue, substantial justice, substantial performance, substantial question, substantial right, substantial use
See also: actual, appreciable, basic, capacious, cardinal, cogent, cohesive, compact, concrete, considerable, convincing, corporal, corporeal, critical, crucial, durable, enormous, far reaching, firm, grave, important, major, material, meritorious, momentous, opulent, organic, outstanding, physical, pithy, prodigious, prominent, secure, solid, sound, stable, staunch, substantive, tangible, valid
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It is the Railroad Trust that runs your state government, wherever you live, and that runs the United States Senate.
Unfortunately," I continued, "owing to your foolish arrangement not to tell each other where you were going and not to write, as being incompatible with Perfect Trust, you don't know where Orlando is at the present moment.
For the absurdity must continually stare us in the face of confiding to a government the direction of the most essential national interests, without daring to trust it to the authorities which are indispensible to their proper and efficient management.
He's a fool who trusts to luck, one should make certain,' and I want to try.
He would never trouble me again, and he begged only that I would hand over to him the sum which I held in trust for him.
The Lion replied, "I have no objection, but you must excuse me for requiring you to find surety for your good faith, for how can I trust anyone as a friend who is able to fly away from his bargain whenever he pleases?
AN Undertaker Who Was a Member of a Trust saw a Man Leaning on a Spade, and asked him why he was not at work.
At last she spoke in a hard and measured voice, as one who dare not trust herself to speak too freely.
They advocated government ownership of such trusts as the railroads and telegraphs, and excessive income taxes, graduated with ferocity, to destroy large accumulations.
The man doesn't live who trusts you more implicitly, who believes in you more devotedly, than I do.
I have in this edition largely condensed and corrected some parts, and have added a little to others, in order to render the volume more fitted for popular reading; but I trust that naturalists will remember, that they must refer for details to the larger publications which comprise the scientific results of the Expedition.
He knew that he could trust my experience and my industry.

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