Definition of PARTICULAR

noun : PARTICULAR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a fact about some part (as opposed to general); "he always reasons from the particular to the general" ;

Adjective : PARTICULAR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) unique or specific to a person or thing or category; "the particular demands of the job"; "has a particular preference for Chinese art"; "a peculiar bond of sympathy between them"; "an expression peculiar to Canadians"; "rights peculiar to the rich"; "the special features of a computer"; "my own special chair" ;

  • 2. (

    ) separate and distinct from others of the same group or category; "interested in one particular artist"; "a man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him" ;

  • 3. (

    ) surpassing what is common or usual or expected; "he paid especial attention to her"; "exceptional kindness"; "a matter of particular and unusual importance"; "a special occasion"; "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special about the year 2000?" ;

  • 4. (

    ) first and most important; "his special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work" ;

  • 6. (

    ) providing specific details or circumstances; "a particular description of the room" ;


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