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Definitions of matter:

part of speech: verb intransitive

Be of importance; signify; to form pus.

part of speech: noun

That which occupies space, and with which we become acquainted by our bodily senses: that out of which anything is made: the subject or thing treated of: that with which one has to do: cause of a thing: thing of consequence: importance: indefinite amount:- v. i. to be of importance: to signify.

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: noun

Fluid in abscesses or on festering sores, pus.

part of speech: verb

To be of importance; to signify.

part of speech: noun

That which occupies space, and can be perceived by the senses; body; substance; as, the subject matter of a book; a thing of importance; business; as, the matter needs prompt attention; event; indefinite amount; ground; cause of difficulty; as, what is the matter pus; set- up type for a printer.

part of speech: noun

The moisture from a sore; pus.

part of speech: noun

Substance extended; body; that which is visible or tangible; that of which anything is composed; subject; thing treated or spoken of; object; question considered; that about which we think or write; event; business; in logic, substantial as opposed to formal truth; cause of disturbance; thing nearly computed, as a matter of five miles; thing limited to fact, as opposed to a flight of the imagination; in printing, set- up type.

part of speech: verb

To generate pus or matter, as a sore.

part of speech: noun

Mattering; pa. p. mattered.

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