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Of or in the sky or universe, as planets or stars
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  1. Of or in the sky or universe, as planets or stars
  2. Relating to the celestial sphere or to any of the coordinate systems by which the position of an object, such as a star or planet, is represented on it.
  3. Of or relating to the sky or physical universe as understood in astronomy:
(--- Philately) For general, unrestricted use
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  1. (--- Philately) For general, unrestricted use
  2. Conforming to a standard or to a generally accepted rule or mode of conduct; proper
  3. (Ecclesiastical) Belonging to a religious order and bound by its rules:
Of or relating to the regions of the universe distinct from Earth.
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  1. Of or relating to the regions of the universe distinct from Earth.
  2. (Astronomy, dated) Rising or setting with the sun; not acronycal.
  3. Relating to the universe or the objects in it.
Leading; chief
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  1. Leading; chief
  2. By or as by a star performer; excellent; outstanding
  3. Relating to or consisting of stars.
  1. Empyreal
  2. Of or relating to the empyrean of ancient belief.
Expressed in reference to the stars
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  1. Expressed in reference to the stars
  2. Measured with respect to the background of fixed stars instead of the Sun.
  3. Of, relating to, or concerned with the stars or constellations; stellar.
Of or having to do with astronomy
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  1. Of or having to do with astronomy
  2. Of or relating to astronomy.
  3. Of enormous magnitude; immense:
(Archaic) Of or pertaining to cosmogony.
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  1. (Archaic) Of or pertaining to cosmogony.
(Mineralogy) Describing minerals containing tellurium.
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  1. (Mineralogy) Describing minerals containing tellurium.
  2. Of the earth; terrestrial
Of the world; esp., worldly, as distinguished from heavenly, spiritual, etc.
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  1. Of the world; esp., worldly, as distinguished from heavenly, spiritual, etc.
  2. Relating to, characteristic of, or concerned with commonplaces; ordinary.
  3. Commonplace, everyday, ordinary, etc.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of this earth.
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  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of this earth.
  2. Worldly:
  3. Terrestrial; not heavenly or divine:
(Astronomy) Similar to the planet earth in size or composition:
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  1. (Astronomy) Similar to the planet earth in size or composition:
  2. (Biology) Living or growing on land or on or in the ground; not aquatic, arboreal, or epiphytic:
  3. (Archaic) Of or relating to the earth rather than heaven.
Situated between the earth and the moon; sublunar or cislunar.
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  1. Situated between the earth and the moon; sublunar or cislunar.
  2. Of this world (as opposed to heaven etc.); earthly, terrestrial.
  3. Earthly; mundane
Of or relating to the earth; earthly.
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  1. Of or relating to the earth; earthly.
  2. Worldly; mundane
Made up of humans:
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  1. Made up of humans:
  2. A member of the species Homo sapiens; a human being.
  3. Subject to or indicative of the weaknesses, imperfections, and fragility associated with humans:
Of, relating to, or devoted to the material world, especially in contrast to spiritual concerns.
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  1. Of, relating to, or devoted to the material world, especially in contrast to spiritual concerns.
  2. Experienced in human affairs; sophisticated or worldly-wise:
  3. Concerned with human or earthly matters, physical as opposed to spiritual.
Of, for, or from the whole or all; not particular or local
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  1. Of, for, or from the whole or all; not particular or local
  2. Of, for, or applying to a whole genus, kind, class, order, or race
  3. Involving only the main features rather than precise details:
(Botany) Not having an indented margin:
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  1. (Botany) Not having an indented margin:
  2. Having no part excluded or left out; whole:
  3. Not lacking any of the parts; whole
Applying to or including everything:
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  1. Applying to or including everything:
  2. Having a broad scope so as to have universal application
Widely or commonly occurring, existing, accepted, or practiced.
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  1. Widely or commonly occurring, existing, accepted, or practiced.
  2. (Rare) Stronger, more effective, etc.; dominant
  3. Generally practiced, occurring, or accepted
In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
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  1. In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
  2. Based on custom or tradition rather than written law or contract.
  3. Agreeing with, or established by, custom; established by common usage; conventional; habitual.
Commonly encountered, experienced, or observed:
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  1. Commonly encountered, experienced, or observed:
  2. In conformity with regular practice or procedure:
  3. Such as is in common or ordinary use; such as is most often seen, heard, used, etc.; common; ordinary; customary
Not divided or disjoined; in one unit:
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  1. Not divided or disjoined; in one unit:
  2. Constituting the full amount, extent, or duration:
  3. Having been restored; healed:
Extensive; comprehensive; thoroughgoing
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  1. Extensive; comprehensive; thoroughgoing
  2. Extending over the whole range or a great space
  3. Wide, broad, affecting many things
Having great extent; covering a large area; vast
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  1. Having great extent; covering a large area; vast
  2. Of or relating to the cultivation of vast areas of land with a minimum of labor or expense.
  3. Designating or of farming in which large areas of land are used with minimum expense, resulting in a low yield per acre
Dealing with all or many of the relevant details; including much; inclusive
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  1. Dealing with all or many of the relevant details; including much; inclusive
  2. Marked by or showing extensive understanding:
  3. So large in scope or content as to include much:
Of, relating to, or constituting the whole amount; entire:
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  1. Of, relating to, or constituting the whole amount; entire:
  2. Complete; entire; undivided.
  3. Constituting the (or a) whole; entire; whole
Having or seeming to have no boundaries; infinite:
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  1. Having or seeming to have no boundaries; infinite:
  2. Lacking or seeming to lack boundaries; vast; illimitable
  3. Without qualification or exception; absolute:
Without limits in extent, size, quantity, and/or comprehensive perception; boundless
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  1. Without limits in extent, size, quantity, and/or comprehensive perception; boundless
  2. Having no limit or limits; unrestricted:
Being or seeming to be without an end or limit; boundless:
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  1. Being or seeming to be without an end or limit; boundless:
  2. Formed with the ends joined; continuous:
  3. With the ends joined to form a closed unit that can move continuously over wheels, etc.
Very great in size, extent, amount, number, degree, etc.
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  1. Very great in size, extent, amount, number, degree, etc.
Occurring or accepted widely:
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  1. Occurring or accepted widely:
  2. Spread or scattered over a considerable extent:
  3. Affecting a large area (e.g. the entire land or body); broad in extent.
Of any of the orthodox Christian churches, including the Roman, Greek Orthodox, Anglo-Catholic, etc., as distinguished from the Reformed or Protestant churches
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  1. Of any of the orthodox Christian churches, including the Roman, Greek Orthodox, Anglo-Catholic, etc., as distinguished from the Reformed or Protestant churches
  2. Of the Christian church as a whole; specif., of the ancient, undivided Christian church
  3. Of general scope or value; all-inclusive; universal
Concerned with establishing or promoting unity among churches or religions.
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  1. Concerned with establishing or promoting unity among churches or religions.
  2. Furthering or intended to further the unity or unification of Christian churches
  3. Of or concerning the Christian Church or Christendom as a whole
Widespread; prevalent:
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  1. Widespread; prevalent:
  2. Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average:
  3. Widely existing; general; prevalent
Relating to or being a product that is sold or distributed without any brand name or without a widely known brand name, especially as a discount alternative to a name-brand product:
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  1. Relating to or being a product that is sold or distributed without any brand name or without a widely known brand name, especially as a discount alternative to a name-brand product:
  2. In trademark law, a term or phrase that is merely descriptive and cannot be trademarked; with pharmaceuticals or other products, a non-trademarked equivalent offered in competition against a brand-name product. In trademark law, a term or phrase that is merely descriptive and cannot be trademarked; with pharmaceuticals or other products, a non-trademarked equivalent offered in competition against a brand-name product.
  3. Of, applied to, or referring to a whole kind, class, or group; inclusive or general
Not disputed or doubted:
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  1. Not disputed or doubted:
Widely encountered, used, or recognized:
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  1. Widely encountered, used, or recognized:
  2. Generally regarded as true, valid, proper, etc.; conventional; approved
Of general scope or value; all-inclusive; universal
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  1. Of general scope or value; all-inclusive; universal
  2. Of any of the orthodox Christian churches, including the Roman, Greek Orthodox, Anglo-Catholic, etc., as distinguished from the Reformed or Protestant churches
  3. Of or involving the Roman Catholic Church.
Relating to the universe or the objects in it.
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  1. Relating to the universe or the objects in it.
  2. Of or relating to the regions of the universe distinct from Earth.
  3. Of the cosmos; relating to the universe as a whole
Pertinent or common to the whole world:
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  1. Pertinent or common to the whole world:
  2. Not bound by local or national habits or prejudices; at home in all countries or places
  3. Having constituent elements from all over the world or from many different parts of the world:
Concerned with establishing or promoting unity among churches or religions.
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  1. Concerned with establishing or promoting unity among churches or religions.
  2. Furthering or intended to further the unity or unification of Christian churches
  3. Of or relating to the worldwide Christian church.
Being or having to do with a business, operation, system, etc. carried on or extending throughout all or much of the world
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  1. Being or having to do with a business, operation, system, etc. carried on or extending throughout all or much of the world
  2. Concerning all parts of the world.
  3. Of, relating to, or including the whole earth; worldwide
(Medicine) Epidemic over a wide geographic area and affecting a large proportion of the population:
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  1. (Medicine) Epidemic over a wide geographic area and affecting a large proportion of the population:
  2. Prevalent over a whole area, country, etc.; universal; general; specif., epidemic over a large region
  3. Widespread; general.
Terrestrial; global
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  1. Terrestrial; global
  2. Of, or relating to the whole Earth; global.
  3. (Rare, Astrol.) Under the influence of a planet
Spanning the world.
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  1. Spanning the world.
  2. Involving or extending throughout the entire world; universal:
Present in all places at the same time
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  1. Present in all places at the same time
  2. Present everywhere simultaneously.
  3. Being everywhere simultaneously
Present, or seeming to be present, everywhere at the same time; omnipresent
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  1. Present, or seeming to be present, everywhere at the same time; omnipresent
Widespread; prevalent:
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  1. Widespread; prevalent:
  2. Widely existing; general; prevalent
  3. Unrefined or coarse in manner; vulgar:
Not limited to or dealing with one class of things; diversified:
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  1. Not limited to or dealing with one class of things; diversified:
  2. Existing or occurring extensively; common; widespread
  3. Affecting or characteristic of the majority of those involved; prevalent:
In trademark law, a term or phrase that is merely descriptive and cannot be trademarked; with pharmaceuticals or other products, a non-trademarked equivalent offered in competition against a brand-name product. In trademark law, a term or phrase that is merely descriptive and cannot be trademarked; with pharmaceuticals or other products, a non-trademarked equivalent offered in competition against a brand-name product.
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  1. In trademark law, a term or phrase that is merely descriptive and cannot be trademarked; with pharmaceuticals or other products, a non-trademarked equivalent offered in competition against a brand-name product. In trademark law, a term or phrase that is merely descriptive and cannot be trademarked; with pharmaceuticals or other products, a non-trademarked equivalent offered in competition against a brand-name product.
  2. Relating to or being a product that is sold or distributed without any brand name or without a widely known brand name, especially as a discount alternative to a name-brand product:
  3. Of, applied to, or referring to a whole kind, class, or group; inclusive or general
A self-evident or universally recognized truth; a maxim:
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  1. A self-evident or universally recognized truth; a maxim:
  2. An established principle in some artistic practice or science that is universally received.
  3. An established rule, principle, or law.
The prime or main tone of a harmonic series
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  1. The prime or main tone of a harmonic series
  2. The lowest frequency of a periodically varying quantity or of a vibrating system.
  3. A principle, theory, law, etc. serving as a basis; essential part
A statement describing a relationship observed to be invariable between or among phenomena for all cases in which the specified conditions are met:
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  1. A statement describing a relationship observed to be invariable between or among phenomena for all cases in which the specified conditions are met:
  2. Something, such as an order or a dictum, having absolute or unquestioned authority:
  3. Legal action or proceedings; litigation:
The scientific law that explains a natural action
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  1. The scientific law that explains a natural action
  2. A fundamental truth, law, doctrine, or motivating force, upon which others are based
  3. A basic truth, law, or assumption:
A proposition that is not self-evident but that can be proved from accepted premises
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  1. A proposition that is not self-evident but that can be proved from accepted premises
  2. An expression of relations in an equation or formula
  3. A mathematical statement whose truth can be proved on the basis of a given set of axioms or assumptions.

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
Find another word for universal. In this page you can discover 69 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for universal, like: celestial, regular, cosmic, stellar, empyrean, sidereal, astronomical, cosmogonal, tellurian, mundane and earthly.