Definition of Substantive


  • any word or group of words functioning as a noun


  • being on topic and prompting thought
    "a meaty discussion"
  • defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
    "substantive law"
  • having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
    "substantial equivalents"
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Word games points for the Substantive

  • Scrabble® score of the substantive (16)
  • Word Chums® score of the substantive (21)
  • Words With Friends® score of the substantive (20)

Unscramble substantive

813 unscramble word found using the letters substantive.

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