Definition of MATTER

noun : MATTER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a vaguely specified concern; "several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well" ;

  • 2. (

    ) some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police" ;

  • 3. (

    ) that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a problem; "is anything the matter?" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (used with negation) having consequence; "they were friends and it was no matter who won the games" ;

  • 6. (

    ) written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane" ;

verb : MATTER

Source: WordNet 3.1


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