substance, meaning
n. the idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?"
subject matter, substance, content, message
n. what a communication that is about something is about
substance, means
n. considerable capital (wealth or income); "he is a man of means"
n. the stuff of which an object consists
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noesis, knowledge, cognition
n. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
n. something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
n. a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
sixth sense, insight
n. grasping the inner nature of things intuitively
n. knowledge gained by perceiving; "a man admired for the depth of his perception"
mental object, cognitive content, content
n. the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
n. (computing) a discrete item that provides a description of virtually anything known to a computer; "in object-oriented programming, objects include data and define its status, its methods of operation and how it interacts with other objects"
matter, issue, subject, topic
n. some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
pattern, design, blueprint
n. something intended as a guide for making something else; "a blueprint for a house"; "a pattern for a skirt"
purport, drift
n. the pervading meaning or tenor; "caught the general drift of the conversation"
Wisdom, Wisdom of Solomon
n. an Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC
end, goal
n. the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means"
target, objective, object, aim
n. the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
n. (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal; "his intentions are entirely honorable"
mental attitude, attitude
n. a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun"
rhyme, verse
n. a piece of poetry
verse line, verse
n. a line of metrical text
n. the main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.); "pictures made the text easier to understand"
n. your name written in your own handwriting
n. the activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving) letters or words
Ms, Ms.
n. a form of address for a woman
n. something written by one's own hand
theme, report, paper, composition
n. an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition"
written document, papers, document
n. writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
table of contents, contents
n. a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
memoranda, memorandum, memo
n. a written proposal or reminder
import, signification, significance, meaning
n. the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
gist, core, burden, essence, effect
n. the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
lesson, moral
n. the significance of a story or event; "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor"
n. a brief version of the essential meaning of something; "get to the point"; "he missed the point of the joke"; "life has lost its point"
n. the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.; "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
missive, letter
n. a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
n. a brief report (especially an official statement issued for immediate publication or broadcast)
scoop, exclusive
n. a news report that is reported first by one news organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials"
n. an announcement containing information about an event; "you didn't give me enough notice"; "an obituary notice"; "a notice of sale
notation, annotation, note
n. a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
card, bill, notice, placard, posting, poster
n. a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions"
language, words, lyric
n. the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"
material possession, tangible possession
n. property or belongings that are tangible
riches, wealth
n. an abundance of material possessions and resources
working capital, capital
n. assets available for use in the production of further assets
pecuniary resource, cash in hand, monetary resource, finances, funds
n. assets in the form of money
n. the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; "we tried to collect the money he owed us"
hard currency, hard cash, cash
n. money in the form of bills or coins; "there is a desperate shortage of hard cash"
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purport, spirit, intent
n. the intended meaning of a communication
pauperization, pauperism, penury, need, indigence
n. a state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless"
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