English adjective: particular
|1.||particular unique or specific to a person or thing or category|
|Samples||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.||particular separate and distinct from others of the same group or category|
|Samples||Interested in one particular artist.|
A man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him.
|3.||particular surpassing what is common or usual or expected|
|Samples||He paid especial attention to her.|
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?.
|Synonyms||especial, exceptional, special|
|4.||particular first and most important|
|Samples||His special interest is music.|
She gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work.
|5.||particular exacting especially about details|
|Samples||A finicky eater.|
Fussy about clothes.
Very particular about how her food was prepared.
|Synonyms||finical, finicky, fussy, picky|
|6.||particular providing specific details or circumstances|
|Samples||A particular description of the room.|
English noun: particular
|1.||particular (cognition) a fact about some part (as opposed to general)|
|Samples||He always reasons from the particular to the general.|
|2.||particular a small part that can be considered separately from the whole|
|Samples||It was perfect in all details.|
|Broader (hypernym)||component, component part, constituent, part, portion|
|Narrower (hyponym)||high spot, highlight|
|3.||particular (communication) (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class|
|Antonyms||universal proposition, universal|