Textual thesaurus for "material"

(adj) real, substantial

having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary

the substantial world; a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical; most ponderous and substantial things- Shakespeare

(adj) corporeal

having material or physical form or substance

that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible - Benjamin Jowett

(noun) fabric, cloth, textile

artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent; woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC; she measured off enough material for a dress

(noun) stuff

the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread