Definition of substantive:
common noun, healthy, proper noun, supreme, collective noun, goodly, high, large, indispensable, biggish, leading, meaty, meaningful, count noun, great, all important, concrete, of the essence, tidy, gerund, indirect object, genitive, substantial, handsome, extensive, satisfying, direct object, huge, square, abstract noun, concrete noun, widely, big, ablative, strong, principal, largish, enormous, objective, essential, sizable, good, elementary, in essence, crucial, chief, predominant, prime, hearty, respectable, main, basic, noun, primary, major.
- "A Grammar of the English Tongue", Samuel Johnson.
- "Lucasta", Richard Lovelace.
- "Kant's Theory of Knowledge", Harold Arthur Prichard.