- matter as a noun:
- 6 as a verb:
- 1 mat as a noun:
- 4 MAT
- 5 mat
- 8 as a verb:
- 2 as an adjective:
A vaguely specified concern:
— Several matters to attend to.
Dutch: aangelegenheid, affaire, ding, kwestie, zaak
Some situation or event that is thought about:
— It is a matter for the police.
Roget 454: subject of thought, material for thought; food for the mind, mental pabulum. subject, subject matter; matter, theme, noemata [Gr.], topic, what it is about, thesis, text, business, ... show more
Dutch: van belang zijn, gegeven, issue, item, materie, onderwerp, punt, stof, thema
That which has mass and occupies space.
Dutch: materie, stof, substantie
used with negation Having consequence.
Written works (especially in books or magazines).
Have weight; have import, carry weight:
— It does not matter much.
Dutch: gelden, meespreken, meetellen, schelen, spelen, tellen, uitmaken, verrekken, verrotten
Moby thesaurus: activities, activity, ado, affair, affairs, air, ambition, amount, amount to something, amplitude, annoyance, anxiety, argument, article, aspect, aspiration, atom, atomic particles, atoms, autograph ... show more.
A thick flat pad used as a floor covering.
Dutch: mat, onderlegger, placemat
Mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture.
Sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports.
synonym: gym mat.
Polish: mata, mata gimnastyczna
A mass that is densely tangled or interwoven.
A master's degree in teaching.
synonym: Master of Arts in Teaching.
The property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss.
A foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete.
A small pad of material that is used to protect surface from an object placed on it.
Dutch: deurmat, mat, turnmat
Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass.
Dutch: verknopen, verstrikken, verwarren
Change texture so as to become matted and felt-like.
Not reflecting light; not glossy:
— A photograph with a matte finish.
Moby thesaurus: achromatic, achromic, agora, air mattress, amphitheater, anemic, arena, ashen, ashy, athletic field, auditorium, background, barrier, bear garden, bedding, bled white, blind, bloodless, bolster, bowl ... show more.
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