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Another word for universal

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Adjective
  1. So pervasive and all-inclusive as to exist in or affect the whole world

    See also:

    specific

    limited

  2. Ever present in all places

    See also:

    specific

    limited

  3. Belonging or relating to the whole

    See also:

    specific

Noun
  1. A broad and basic rule or truth

    See also:

    order

Another word for universal

Synonym Study

  • Generic implies applicability to every member of a class or, specif. in biology, of a genus a generic characteristic of Homo sapiens, aspirin has become a generic term for acetylsalicylic acid
  • General implies applicability to all, nearly all, or most of a group or class a general election
  • Universal implies applicability to every case or individual, without exception, in the class, category, etc. concerned a universal practice among primitive peoples