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Another word for particular

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Adjective
  1. Being or related to a distinct entity

    See also:

    include

  2. Of, relating to, or intended for a distinctive thing or group

    See also:

    specific

  3. Alone in a given category

  4. Fixed and distinct from others

    See also:

    specific

  5. Characterized by attention to detail

    See also:

    specific

  6. Very difficult to please

    See also:

    accept

Noun
  1. An individually considered portion of a whole

      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. A single article or unit in a collection, enumeration, or series.
      2. A clause of a document, such as a bill or charter.
      3. An entry in an account.
      1. A fundamental, essential, or irreducible constituent of a composite entity.
      2. The basic assumptions or principles of a subject.
      3. A member of a set.
      1. An individual part or item; a particular:
      2. Particulars considered individually and in relation to a whole:
      3. A minor or an inconsequential item or aspect; a minutia:
      1. An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
      2. A particular section or item of a series in a written document, as in a contract, constitution, or treaty.
      3. A nonfictional literary composition that forms an independent part of a publication, as of a newspaper or magazine.
    See also:

    part

  2. A small, often specialized element of a whole

      1. The quality or condition of being technical.
      2. Something meaningful or relevant only to a specialist:
      1. A single article or unit in a collection, enumeration, or series.
      2. A clause of a document, such as a bill or charter.
      3. An entry in an account.
      1. Print that is in small type.
      2. The portion of a document, especially a contract, that contains qualifications or restrictions, often in small type.
      3. Information containing small details or presented in difficult or obscure wording.
      1. An individual part or item; a particular:
      2. Particulars considered individually and in relation to a whole:
      3. A minor or an inconsequential item or aspect; a minutia:
    See also:

    group

  3. One of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

      1. One that actively contributes to an accomplishment, result, or process:
      2. One who acts for someone else; an agent.
      3. One who purchases accounts receivable at a discount.
      1. Knowledge or information based on real occurrences:
      2. Something demonstrated to exist or known to have existed:
      3. A real occurrence; an event:
      1. An individual part or item; a particular:
      2. Particulars considered individually and in relation to a whole:
      3. A minor or an inconsequential item or aspect; a minutia:
      1. a fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
      2. any happening or fact; event
      3. conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
    See also:

    real

Another word for particular

Modifier
  1. Specific

    See also:

    special

  2. Exact

      1. having to do with, or depending on, circumstances
      2. not of primary importance; incidental
      3. full or complete in detail
      1. A unit of time equal to one sixtieth of an hour, or 60 seconds.
      2. A unit of angular measurement equal to one sixtieth of a degree, or 60 seconds.
      3. A measure of the distance one can cover in a minute:
      1. Clearly expressed or delineated; definite:
      2. Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
      3. Strictly distinguished from others; very:
    See also:

    accurate

  3. Fastidious

  4. Notable

      1. Deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or expected; strange or peculiar:
      2. Being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree. Often used in combination:
      3. Constituting a remainder:
      1. Being only one; individual; lone:
      2. Being the only one of a kind; unique:
      3. Being beyond what is ordinary, especially in being exceptionally good; remarkable:
      1. Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
Noun
      1. A single article or unit in a collection, enumeration, or series.
      2. A clause of a document, such as a bill or charter.
      3. An entry in an account.
      1. The act of specifying.
      2. A detailed, exact statement of particulars, especially a statement prescribing materials, dimensions, and quality of work for something to be built, installed, or manufactured.
      3. A single item or article that has been specified.
      1. Knowledge or information based on real occurrences:
      2. Something demonstrated to exist or known to have existed:
      3. A real occurrence; an event:

Idioms:

Synonym Study

  • Squeamish suggests such extreme sensitiveness to what is unpleasant, or such prudishness, as to result in disgust or nausea not too squeamish in his business dealings
  • Nice suggests fine or subtle discriminative powers, esp. in intellectual matters a nice distinction in definition
  • Dainty , in this comparison, suggests delicate taste and implies a tendency to reject that which does not fully accord with one's refined sensibilities a dainty appetite
  • Fastidious implies adherence to such high standards as to be disdainfully critical of even minor nonconformities a fastidious taste in literature
  • Particular implies dissatisfaction with anything that fails to conform in detail with one's standards particular in one's choice of friends