Synonyms for particular

Synonyms for (noun) particular

Synonyms: particular, specific

Definition: a fact about some part (as opposed to general)

Usage: he always reasons from the particular to the general

Similar words: fact

Definition: a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred

Usage: first you must collect all the facts of the case


Synonyms: particular, particular proposition

Definition: (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class

Similar words: proposition

Definition: (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false


Synonyms: particular, item, detail

Definition: a small part that can be considered separately from the whole

Usage: it was perfect in all details

Similar words: part, portion, constituent, component, component part

Definition: something determined in relation to something that includes it

Usage: he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself; I read a portion of the manuscript; the smaller component is hard to reach; the animal constituent of plankton

Synonyms for (adjective) particular

Synonyms: particular

Definition: providing specific details or circumstances

Usage: a particular description of the room

Similar words: careful

Definition: exercising caution or showing care or attention

Usage: they were careful when crossing the busy street; be careful to keep her shoes clean; did very careful research; careful art restorers; careful of the rights of others; careful about one's behavior


Synonyms: especial, exceptional, special, particular

Definition: surpassing what is common or usual or expected

Usage: 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?

Similar words: uncommon

Definition: not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind

Usage: uncommon birds; frost and floods are uncommon during these months; doing an uncommon amount of business; an uncommon liking for money; he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability


Synonyms: particular, fussy, finical, finicky, picky

Definition: exacting especially about details

Usage: a finicky eater; fussy about clothes; very particular about how her food was prepared

Similar words: fastidious

Definition: giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness

Usage: a fastidious and incisive intellect; fastidious about personal cleanliness


Synonyms: special, particular, peculiar

Definition: unique or specific to a person or thing or category

Usage: 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

Similar words: specific

Definition: (sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique

Usage: rules with specific application; demands specific to the job; a specific and detailed account of the accident


Synonyms: particular

Definition: separate and distinct from others of the same group or category

Usage: interested in one particular artist; a man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him

Similar words: specific

Definition: (sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique

Usage: rules with specific application; demands specific to the job; a specific and detailed account of the accident


Synonyms: particular, special

Definition: first and most important

Usage: his special interest is music; she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work

Similar words: primary

Definition: of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary

Usage: primary goals; a primary effect; primary sources; a primary interest