English dictionary definition of:



  • the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
  • information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
  • artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
  • things needed for doing or making something
  • a person judged suitable for admission or employment


  • derived from or composed of matter
  • directly relevant to a matter especially a law case
  • having material or physical form or substance
  • having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary
  • concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests
  • concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well-being


cloth   corporeal   fabric   real   stuff   substantial   textile  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list The l sound after a vowel and learn about the word material in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol.

Other Spellzone word lists: Engineering (aviation) Set 2

Scrabble score for material

Scrabble score = 10

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

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