Noun: matter ma-tu(r)
Verb: matter ma-tu(r)
- A vaguely specified concern
"several matters to attend to";
- affair, thing
- Some situation or event that is thought about
"it is a matter for the police";
- topic, subject, issue
- That which has mass and occupies space
"physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
- A problem
"is anything the matter?"
- (used with negation) having consequence
"they were friends and it was no matter who won the games"
- Written works (especially in books or magazines)
"he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"
- Have weight; have import, carry weight
"It does not matter much";
- count, weigh
Derived forms: matters, mattered, mattering
See also: matter to
Type of: be, cognitive content, concern, consequence, content, ill, import, mental object, moment, physical entity, piece of writing, problem, trouble, writing, written material