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Definitions of substantive:
  • noun:   a noun or a pronoun that is used in place of a noun
  • adjective:   applying to essential legal principles and rules of right
    Example: "Substantive law"
  • adjective:   having substance and prompting thought
  • adjective:   being the essence or essential element of a thing
    Example: "Substantive information"

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