Synonyms of substantial in English:

substantial


See definition of substantial

adjective

1‘spirits are shadowy, human beings substantial’

SYNONYMS
real, true, actual, existing
physical, solid, material, concrete, corporeal, tangible, non-spiritual
rare unimaginary
ANTONYMS

incorporeal, abstract

2‘substantial progress had been made’

SYNONYMS
considerable, real, material, weighty, solid, sizeable, meaningful, significant, important, notable, major, marked, valuable, useful, worthwhile
ANTONYMS

insubstantial, worthless

3‘the plaintiff is unlikely to recover substantial damages’

SYNONYMS
sizeable, considerable, significant, large, ample, appreciable, goodly, decent
informal tidy

4‘a row of substantial Victorian villas’

SYNONYMS
sturdy, solid, stout, strong, well built, well constructed, durable, long-lasting, hard-wearing, imperishable, impervious
ANTONYMS

insubstantial, jerry-built

5‘the food is fit for substantial country gentlemen’

SYNONYMS
hefty, stout, sturdy, strapping, large, big, solid, bulky, burly, well built, weighty, portly, tubby, chubby, beefy
ANTONYMS

slight, gaunt

6‘substantial City companies’

SYNONYMS
successful, buoyant, booming, doing well, profit-making, profitable, prosperous, wealthy, affluent, moneyed, well-to-do, rich, large
informal in the money, rolling in it, loaded, stinking rich, quids in
ANTONYMS

paltry

7‘he is in substantial agreement with Lomax’

SYNONYMS
fundamental, essential, basic