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Another word for stuff

  1. That from which things are or can be made

      1. What a thing is, or may be, made of; constituent substance; elements, parts, or constituents
      2. Tools or apparatus for the performance of a given task:
      3. Something, such as an idea or information, that is to be refined and made or incorporated into a finished effort:
      1. Trouble or difficulty:
      2. What all (material) things are made of; whatever occupies space and is perceptible to the senses in some way: in modern physics, matter and energy are regarded as equivalents, mutually convertible according to Einstein's formula, E = mc2 (i.e., energy equals mass multiplied by the square of the velocity of light); in dualistic thinking, matter is regarded as the opposite of mind, spirit, etc.
      3. A type of such substance:
      1. Material possessions; goods; wealth:
      2. That which has mass and occupies space; matter.
      3. Matter of a particular kind or chemical composition
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  2. The most central and material part

      1. A cylindrical sample of rock, ice, or other material obtained from the center of a mass by drilling or cutting.
      2. (Elec.) A mass of magnetic material placed inside a wire coil, serving to channel and increase the strength of the magnetic field resulting from current in the coil
      3. (Anatomy) The muscles in the trunk of the human body, including those of the abdomen and chest, that stabilize the spine, pelvis, and shoulders.
      1. An extract that has the fundamental properties of a substance in concentrated form.
      2. (Philos.) The inward nature of anything, underlying its manifestations; true substance
      3. A substance that keeps, in concentrated form, the flavor, fragrance, or other properties of the plant, drug, food, etc. from which it is extracted; essential oil
      1. The central idea; the essence.
      2. The essence or main point, as of an article or argument
      3. (Law) The grounds for action in a suit.
      1. Emotional constitution, basic disposition, or character:
      2. The human heart considered as the center or source of emotions, personality attributes, etc.
      3. The repository of one's deepest and sincerest feelings and beliefs:
      1. The central, most important part of something; core; essence
      2. A small amount of something, especially when potentially developing into something else:
      3. The usually edible seed inside the hard covering of a nut or fruit stone.
      1. The inmost, choicest, or essential part; the pith.
      2. The soft, vascular, fatty tissue that fills the cavities of most bones
      3. (Geordie, informal) A friend, pal, buddy, mate.
      1. The flesh of animals used as food, esp. the flesh of mammals or, often, of fowl
      2. The essence, substance, or gist:
      3. (Vulgar Slang) The human body regarded as an object of sexual desire.
      1. The essence; the core:
      2. A small piece
      3. (Informal) The point of a story or gist of a matter
      1. The soft, spongy tissue in the center of certain plant stems
      2. The soft core of various other things, as of a bone or feather
      3. The soft, spongy tissue in the center of the stems of most flowering plants, gymnosperms, and ferns. Pith is composed of parenchyma cells. In plants that undergo secondary growth, such as angiosperms, the pith is surrounded by the vascular tissues and is gradually compressed by the inward growth of the vascular tissue known as xylem. In plants with woody stems, the pith dries out and often disintegrates as the plant grows older, leaving the stem hollow.
      1. The most nearly perfect or most typical manifestation of a quality or thing
      2. A form of dark energy due to a hypothetical scalar field that permeates all space, the energy density of which varies across space and time, in contrast to the cosmological constant.
      3. In ancient and medieval philosophy, the fifth and highest essence after the four elements of earth, air, fire, and water, thought to be the substance of the heavenly bodies and latent in all things.
      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. The source, origin, or cause of an action, quality, condition, etc.
      3. (Linguis.) The fundamental element of a word or form, exclusive of all affixes and inflectional phonetic changes
      1. A sense of emotional strength or spiritual vitality held to derive from black and especially African-American cultural experience, expressed in areas such as language, social customs, religion, and music.
      2. A person considered as the embodiment of an intangible quality; a personification:
      3. The spirit of a dead person, thought of as separate from the body and leading an existence of its own
      1. A person as characterized by a stated quality:
      2. Strong loyalty or dedication:
      3. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
      1. Matter of a particular kind or chemical composition
      2. Material possessions; goods; wealth:
      3. That which is real or practical in quality or character; practical value:
      1. A grievance
      2. (Law) The essential part of a complaint or accusation
      3. The main claim or most important aspect of a complaint against a defendant.
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  3. One's portable property

      1. (Countable) (almost always used in the plural) Something physical that is owned.
      2. (Uncountable) The action of the verb to belong.
      3. A thing that belongs to one
      1. Advantage; avail:
      2. The basic or general meaning; import:
      3. Something, as a design, aspect of nature, etc., that produces a particular impression
      1. (Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
      2. A good, valuable, or useful part or aspect.
      3. Welfare; benefit:
      1. The household gods of the ancient Romans
      2. The treasured belongings of a family or household
      3. Treasured household possessions.
      1. (Usually plural) plural form of personal effect Items of personal property that one carries on one's person, including identification, jewelry, and clothing.
      1. (Law) Any property that is movable, that is, not real estate.
      2. Property owned by a person that is not real estate; chattels or movable goods.
      1. (Law) Power or control over something:
      2. The state of being occupied or obsessed with something, such as an idea.
      3. Occupation or control of a piece of property, with or without ownership.
      1. Something regarded as being possessed by, or at the disposal of, a person or group of persons
      2. Any trait or attribute proper to a thing or, formerly, to a person; characteristic quality; peculiarity; specif., any of the principal characteristics of a substance, esp. as determined by the senses or by its effect on another substance
      3. A thing or things owned; possessions collectively; esp., land or real estate owned
      1. A particular state of affairs; a situation:
      2. (Informal) A complex, often neurotic liking, fear, aversion, etc. with regard to some person, thing, or activity
      3. (Informal) Used to refer to something with disapproval or contempt:
      1. (Law) An article of movable personal property.
      2. Any interest in real estate less than a freehold
      3. A movable item of personal property, as a piece of furniture, an automobile, or a head of livestock
      1. (Law) A piece of property that is movable, as furniture; personal property
      2. Something, especially a piece of furniture, that can be moved.
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  4. The basic substance or essential elements of character that qualify a person for a specified role

      1. A person who is qualified or suited for a position or activity:
      2. Something, such as an idea or information, that is to be refined and made or incorporated into a finished effort:
      3. Tools or apparatus for the performance of a given task:
      1. A dressed piece of wood, especially a beam in a structure.
      2. Wood used as a building material; lumber.
      3. Building material in general
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  1. To fill to excess by compressing or squeezing tightly

      1. To fill (a space) beyond normal capacity by pressing or squeezing; pack full or too full
      2. To force, press, or squeeze (something) into an insufficient or barely sufficient space; stuff.
      3. To press, force, or drive, particularly in filling, or in thrusting one thing into another; to stuff; to crowd; to fill to superfluity; as, to cram anything into a basket; to cram a room with people.
      1. To come together in a large group; throng
      2. To gather together in a limited space:
      3. To press, cram, or force tightly together:
      1. To become locked or stuck in an unworkable position:
      2. To fill (a container or space) to overflowing:
      3. To push, shove, or crowd
      1. To put (something) into or onto a structure or conveyance:
      2. To add weight to, esp. so as to make one end or one side heavier
      3. To supply in large quantities; give much of something to
      1. To fill with many people; throng
      2. To crowd into:
      3. To crowd around and jostle or annoy, especially in anger or excessive enthusiasm:
      1. (Medicine) To wrap (a patient) in a pack.
      2. To fill up with items:
      3. To bring together (persons or things) closely; crowd together:
      1. Alternative spelling of jam-pack.
      2. To crowd to capacity:
      3. To pack or fill something tightly
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Another word for stuff

  1. Material

      1. A basic or essential quality or element determining intrinsic nature or characteristic behavior:
      2. A fundamental truth, law, doctrine, or motivating force, upon which others are based
      3. A rule or law concerning the functioning of natural phenomena or mechanical processes:
      1. A substance that keeps, in concentrated form, the flavor, fragrance, or other properties of the plant, drug, food, etc. from which it is extracted; essential oil
      2. The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
      3. An extract that has the fundamental properties of a substance in concentrated form.
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  2. Cloth

      1. Any of the distinct structural materials of an organism, having a particular function
      2. An interwoven or interrelated number of things; a web; a network:
      3. An interwoven or intricate mass or series; mesh; network; web
      1. The World Wide Web.
      2. Something intricately contrived, especially something that ensnares or entangles:
      3. A complex, interconnected structure or arrangement:
      1. Raw material suitable for this, as cotton, wool, nylon, etc.
      2. A cloth, especially one manufactured by weaving or knitting; a fabric.
      3. A fabric made by weaving, knitting, etc.; cloth
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      1. To move rapidly
      2. To force into place; press or drive down
      3. To strike or drive against with a heavy impact; butt:
      1. To line or stuff with soft material.
      2. To lengthen or increase, especially with extraneous or false information:
      3. To lengthen (a speech or piece of writing) with unnecessary or irrelevant material
      1. To roll up (paper, etc.) into a wad
      2. To compress into a wad
      3. To insert a wad into (a firearm).
      1. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
      2. To put (something) roughly in a place:
      3. To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone:
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