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Definition of Material


  1. Consisting of matter; not spiritual; corporeal; physical; as, material substance or bodies.
  2. Hence: Pertaining to, or affecting, the physical nature of man, as distinguished from the mental or moral nature; relating to the bodily wants, interests, and comforts.
  3. Of solid or weighty character; not insubstantial; of cinsequence; not be dispensed with; important.
  4. Pertaining to the matter, as opposed to the form, of a thing. See Matter.
  5. The substance or matter of which anything is made or may be made.
  6. To form from matter; to materialize.
More "Material" Quotations

Material Translations

material in Afrikaans is materieel
material in Dutch is stoffelijk, materieel
material in Finnish is kangas
material in German is Werkstoff, Material, Material
material in Italian is stoffa, materiale, materia, stoffa
material in Latin is materia
material in Spanish is pa o, material