Definition of "substance"
  1. A crucial element that is necessary to set up a valid right, claim, or accusation
How to use "substance" in a sentence
  1. The substance of his argument was rooted in the language of the contract.
  2. In order to prove her claim, she needed to show the substance of her rights as established by law.
  3. The charge failed to hold up in court due to the lack of substance in the presented evidence.

Provide Feedback
Browse Our Legal Dictionary
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z