Webster 1913 Edition
Relating to a part or portion of anything; concerning a part separated from the whole or from others of the class; separate; sole; single; individual; specific;
particularstars of a constellation
Like quills upon the fretful porpentine.
particularhair to stand an end,
Like quills upon the fretful porpentine.
Seken in every halk and every herne
Particularsciences for to lerne.
Of or pertaining to a single person, class, or thing; belonging to one only; not general; not common; hence, personal; peculiar; singular.“Thine own particular wrongs.”
Wheresoever one plant draweth such a
particularjuice out of the earth.
Separate or distinct by reason of superiority; distinguished; important; noteworthy; unusual; special;
as, he brought no
particularnews; she was the
particularbelle of the party.
Concerned with, or attentive to, details; minute; circumstantial; precise;
as, a full and; hence, nice; fastidious;
particularaccount of an accident
as, a man.
particularin his dress
Containing a part only; limited;
particularestate, or one precedent to an estate in remainder
Holding a particular estate;
Forming a part of a genus; relatively limited in extension; affirmed or denied of a part of a subject;
particularproposition; – opposed to
universal: e. g. (
particularaffirmative) Some men are wise; (
particularnegative) Some men are not wise.
one of a branch of the Baptist denomination the members of which hold the doctrine of a particular or individual election and reprobation.–
a lien, or a right to retain a thing, for some charge or claim growing out of, or connected with, that particular thing.–
the doctrine that the purpose, act, and provisions of redemption are restricted to a limited number of the human race. See
Syn. – Minute; individual; respective; appropriate; peculiar; especial; exact; specific; precise; critical; circumstantial. See
A separate or distinct member of a class, or part of a whole; an individual fact, point, circumstance, detail, or item, which may be considered separately;
particularsof a story
Particularswhich it is not lawful for me to reveal.
It is the greatest interest of
particularsto advance the good of the community.
Special or personal peculiarity, trait, or character; individuality; interest, etc.
particularI'll receive him gladly.
particularsof each person be considered.
Temporal blessings, whether such as concern the public . . . or such as concern our
Whole Duty of Man.
One of the details or items of grounds of claim; – usually in the
pl.; also, a bill of particulars; a minute account;
The reader has a
particularof the books wherein this law was written.
Bill of particulars.
specially; specifically; peculiarly; particularly; especially.“This, in particular, happens to the lungs.”
To go into particulars,
to relate or describe in detail or minutely.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Pertaining to a single person or thing; not general; as, this remark has a particular application.
2.Individual; noting or designating a single thing by way of distinction. Each plant has its particular nutriment. Most persons have a particular trait of character. He alludes to a particular person.
3.Noting some property or thing peculiar.
Of this prince there is little particular memory.
4.Attentive to things single or distinct; minute. I have been particular in examining the reasons of this law.
5.Single; not general.
6.Odd; singular; having something that eminently distinguishes one from others.
7.Singularly nice in taste; as a man very particular in his diet or dress.
8.Special; more than ordinary. He has brought no particular news.
9.Containing a part only; as a particular estate, precedent to the estate in remainder.
10. Holding a particular estate; as a particular tenant.
I must reserve some particulars, which it is not lawful for me to reveal.
1.A distinct, separate or minute part; as, he told me all the particulars of the story.
2.An individual; a private person.
3.Private interest; as, they apply their minds to those branches of public prayer, wherein their own particular is moved. [Not in use.]
4.Private character; state of an individual.
For his particular, I will receive him gladly. [Not in use.]
5.A minute detail of things singly enumerated.
The reader has a particular of the books wherein this law was written. [Not in use.]
In particular, specially; peculiarly; distinctly.
This, in particular, happens to the lungs.