substance [-s] n

OFr < L. 'to stand or be under, be present'.

  1. Character or quality.
  2. Nature; state of being; soul; heart; person; logic.
  3. Consciousness; body; feeling; perception; awareness.
  4. Desire; discernment; purpose; motive; potential.
  5. Subjects; something that belongs to something or someone else.
  6. Features; characteristics; weighted objects; bulky parts.