mat·ter (măt′ər) noun 1. That which occupies space and has mass; physical substance. 2. Something that occupies space and can be perceived by one or more senses. 3. A particular kind of substance:coloring matter. 4. a situation, state, affair, or business: a trivial matter. 5. something of consequence: matter for serious thought. 6. Philosophy In Aristotelian and Scholastic use, that which is in itself undifferentiated and formless and which, as the subject of change and development, receives form and becomes substance. 7. The substance of thought or expression as opposed to the manner in which it is stated or conveyed. 8. A subject of concern, feeling, or action: matters of foreign policy; a personal matter. verb 1. to be of importance or consequence; signify: It matters to me. origin: 1175-1225; Middle English mater (e), materie < Anglo-French, Old French mat (i) ere, materie < Latin māteria woody part of a tree, material, substance, derivative of māter = mother
recoMMendations: " it's her, she's the one, MARIKEN really MATTERS if you need things done! "