Definition Of matter


(of a wound) secrete or discharge pus.

an affair or situation under consideration; a topic.

a great deal of work was done on this matter

be of importance; have significance.

it doesn't matter what the guests wear

physical substance in general, as distinct from mind and spirit; (in physics) that which occupies space and possesses rest mass, especially as distinct from energy.

the structure and properties of matter

the reason for distress or a problem.

what's the matter?

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Example Of matter

  • A brief consideration of the matter shows that it is a serious situation.

  • a great deal of work was done on this matter

  • Any readers who can suggest suitable reading matter or anything else to keep him amused would be doing me a favour.

  • As a result, the energy exchange between matter and radiation becomes less efficient.

  • Be careful not to overmix the layers, as this can bury organic matter too deeply.

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