matter verb

ADV. a great deal, a lot, really These things matter a lot to young children. | hardly, little (formal), not much, scarcely She could find a job. It hardly mattered what. | no longer, not any more

VERB + MATTER not seem to Somehow it didn't seem to matter much any more.

PREP. about It doesn't matter about the mess. | to It didn't matter to her that he was blind.