[noun] that which has mass and occupies space; "an atom is the smallest indivisible unit of matter" Synonyms: substance
[noun] a vaguely specified concern; "several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well" Synonyms: affair, thing
[noun] some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police" Synonyms: topic, subject, issue
[noun] a problem; "is anything the matter?"
[noun] (used with negation) having consequence; "they were friends and it was no matter who won the games"
[noun] written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"
[verb] have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter much" Synonyms: count, weigh