Translation of substantial in Spanish:


considerable, adj.

Pronunciation /səbˈstæn(t)ʃəl/ /səbˈstanʃ(ə)l/

Definition of considerable in Spanish


  • 1

    • 1.1(considerable)

      (amount/income/loan) considerable
      (amount/income/loan) importante
      • This finding is substantial considering the small size of the sample.
      • But in any case, it is worth a very substantial amount of money to our economy - certainly in the order of a billion dollars or more.
      • The robbers then ransacked the premises and stole £3,000 worth of cigarettes and a substantial amount of cash.
      • I had lost substantial amounts of weight and was down to a size 6 because I was running on nervous energy.
      • There is a substantial amount of imported food in this country which has become cheaper because of the strengthening of the Euro particularly against Sterling.
      • In the latest incident two masked men - one with a handgun the other with a cosh - tied up the post master before escaping with a substantial amount of cash from Houghton Road Post Office at Thurnscoe.
      • $250 million is a substantial amount of hard cash to be wasting, but neither candidate will step down lest he lose any potential advantage.
      • The pair hope to raise a substantial amount of cash for their two chosen charities, York and North Yorkshire Community Foundation and York One World Linking Association.
      • On Thursday evening last, while a widower attended his wife's funeral, his home in Foxpoint in Barnatra was burgled and a substantial amount of cash taken.
      • It has raised a substantial amount of cash to fund the move and also received a £260,000 Government grant to specially convert one of its galleries to house the work.
      • He forced her to open the safe, took what police have described as ‘a substantial amount of cash’ and left the hotel, passing one of the cleaners who was coming in.
      • While the elderly householder was occupied, one of the robbers made their way into her home on Tuesday afternoon and then made off with a substantial amount of cash.
      • It has now emerged that police believe Mrs Cooper kept a substantial amount of cash in her home, which along with some prescription medication was found to be missing after her death.
      • A postmaster has described his horrifying ordeal as he was threatened at gunpoint by three masked robbers, who escaped with a substantial amount of cash.
      • Police say three pouches containing a substantial amount of cash were handed over before then men made off towards Shoebury in a red hatch back car along Central Avenue.
      • At least one suspected armed robber was left behind by his partners in crime after a substantial amount of cash was stolen from a South Yorkshire post office.
      • The joint police operation recovered a substantial amount of cash from the properties and several items were sent for forensic examination.
      • A police spokesman said all of the units within the Bridge Street premises were entered and a substantial amount of cash and property removed.
      • It is a compact distillation of a substantial amount of research.
      • A substantial amount of research examines the prevalence of drug use among offenders and contributes to our knowledge on drugs and crime.

    • 1.2(important, weighty)

      (changes/difference) sustancial
      (contribution) importante
      substantial evidence pruebas de peso
      • we have reached substantial agreement on the terms of the deal hemos llegado a un acuerdo sobre los puntos esenciales del trato

  • 2

    • 2.1(sturdy, solid)

      (furniture/building) sólido
      (book) sustancioso
      (book) enjundioso
      of substantial build de complexión robusta
      • The resonator is wide in the bass, with a substantial, strongly curved pillar and neck.
      • The property, which sits among the substantial Victorian villas of Helensburgh's desirable upper west end, is laid out over two floors and sits on approximately half an acre of land.
      • I am staying at the exclusive marina of Port St Charles, on the west of the island, a coastline characterised by grand hotels, substantial villas and private mansions.
      • When he lost his business, his family had to move from their substantial sandstone villa into the spare bedroom of his mother's Ardrossan flat.
      • The trouble is, the resources to build something as substantial as Gallery 9 are rare, and normally built bit by bit (excuse the pun) over many years.

    • 2.2(nourishing, filling)

      have something a little more substantial than salad cómete algo un poco más sustancioso que una ensalada
      • Indicators of consistent poverty include lack of heating, at least one day in the previous two weeks without a substantial meal, no warm waterproof overcoat or only one pair of strong shoes.
      • A good, substantial meal, perhaps more akin to first-rate home cooking than wildly fancy restaurant food, but none the worse for that.
      • As well as the restrictions regarding supervision and time, the law now insists that a substantial meal be served at the function.
      • If you wish, add cooked shrimp to the salad or, for a more substantial meal, include slices of cold chicken and rye bread.
      • In the mood for something other than a sandwich or jacket potato, however, we chose more substantial meals from the specials board.
      • To make a more substantial meal, serve with some cooked noodles.
      • For the nominal charge, individual cubicle rooms are provided as well as three substantial meals a day.
      • This venue provides substantial meals outside our price range but, with care, modest snacks are available.
      • It's not such a substantial meal, though, and a little pricey for what you get.
      • Very often these children will get just one meal a day and that would not be a substantial meal.
      • Just one of the dishes with a bowl of soup and a little salad should prove to be a substantial meal.
      • As for food I have to try and have a substantial meal at a regular time each day.
      • Cafés and cafeterias serve open-faced sandwiches with cold meats, smoked fish, or cheese as well as simple but substantial meals of meat or fish and boiled potatoes.
      • A more substantial meal is available in the guise of lamb cutlets in a plum chutney jus served with couscous and vegetables, for men who just won't eat quiche.
      • Because it is low in sugar and fat, pasta offers a substantial meal that won't make your blood-sugar or lipid levels soar, thus safeguarding the health of your heart.
      • Strive to take in at least 30 grams of protein at each substantial meal.
      • The steak was tender, the vegetables lightly cooked and it was an extremely flavoursome and substantial meal.
      • I went in thinking I'd have something light at noon and then eat a substantial meal later.
      • Some Chileans are so poor that they can only afford one substantial meal a day.
      • Lunch, at midday, is most often a snack in urban areas, but remains a substantial meal in rural centers.

    • 2.3formal, literary (wealthy)

      • Enjoying a substantial social status, they produced topographical memoirs that provided information specifically devoted to the management of colonies by the state.
      • There's something rather substantial about him.
      • It gave voters a substantial and tangible personal reward and it was something Labour would never do.
      • He argues that social activists need to realise that if they want substantial and tangible results, it is the government above all else which they need to influence.
      • There is mind, but it is not tangible or substantial.
      • There's always been a lot of talk about that, and there's always been a lot of lip service paid to it, in my view, rather than anything substantial.
      • Throughout the NCP process governments have fronted difficult issues and implemented sometimes tough reforms because the gains to the public were real and substantial.

  • 3formal

    (real, material)