particular
1. [ adjective ] unique or specific to a person or thing or category
Synonyms: special peculiar
Examples:

"the particular demands of the job" "has a paraticular preference for Chinese art" "an expression peculiar to Canadians" "rights peculiar to the rich" "my own special chair"

Related terms: specific
2. [ adjective ] separate and distinct from others
Examples:

"an exception in this particular case"

Related terms: individual
3. [ adjective ] separate and distinct from others of the same group or category
Examples:

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

Related terms: specific
4. [ noun ] a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
Synonyms: specific
Examples:

"he always reasons from the particular to the general"

Related terms: general general fact
5. [ adjective ] surpassing what is common or usual or expected
Synonyms: special exceptional especial
Examples:

"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 2000?"

Related terms: uncommon
6. [ adjective ] first and most important
Synonyms: special
Examples:

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

Related terms: primary
7. [ adjective ] exacting especially about details
Synonyms: finicky fussy finical
Examples:

"a finicky eater" "fussy about clothes" "very particular about how her food was prepared"

Related terms: fastidious
8. [ adjective ] providing specific details or circumstances
Examples:

"a particular description of the room"

Related terms: careful
9. [ noun ] a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
Synonyms: item detail
Examples:

"it was perfect in all details"

Related terms: part highlight enumerate
Similar spelling:   particularly
  particularize
  particularity
  particularism
  particularise
  particulate
  Particia
  particoloured
  paretic
  participial
  particle
  particolored
  participle
  participatory