Definition of Particular. Meaning of Particular. Synonyms of Particular

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Definition of Particular

Particular
Particular Par*tic"u*lar, a. [OE. particuler, F. particulier, L. particularis. See Particle.] 1. 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; as, the particular stars of a constellation. --Shak. [/Make] each particular hair to stand an end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. --Shak. Seken in every halk and every herne Particular sciences for to lerne. --Chaucer. 2. 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.' --Shak. Wheresoever one plant draweth such a particular juice out of the earth. --Bacon. 3. Separate or distinct by reason of superiority; distinguished; important; noteworthy; unusual; special; as, he brought no particular news; she was the particular belle of the party. 4. Concerned with, or attentive to, details; minute; circumstantial; precise; as, a full and particular account of an accident; hence, nice; fastidious; as, a man particular in his dress. 5. (Law) (a) Containing a part only; limited; as, a particular estate, or one precedent to an estate in remainder. (b) Holding a particular estate; as, a particular tenant. --Blackstone. 6. (Logic) Forming a part of a genus; relatively limited in extension; affirmed or denied of a part of a subject; as, a particular proposition; -- opposed to universal: e. g. (particular affirmative) Some men are wise; (particular negative) Some men are not wise. Particular average. See under Average. Particular Baptist, one of a branch of the Baptist denomination the members of which hold the doctrine of a particular or individual election and reprobation. Particular lien (Law), a lien, or a right to retain a thing, for some charge or claim growing out of, or connected with, that particular thing. Particular redemption, the doctrine that the purpose, act, and provisions of redemption are restricted to a limited number of the human race. See Calvinism. Syn: Minute; individual; respective; appropriate; peculiar; especial; exact; specific; precise; critical; circumstantial. See Minute.

Meaning of Particular from wikipedia

- theories of abstract particulars or tropes. For example, Socrates is a particular (there's only one Socrates-the-teacher-of-Plato and one cannot make copies...
- Historical particularism, an approach in anthropology Moral particularism, the view that there are no universal moral principles Multicultural particularism, the...
- Moral particularism is the view that there are no moral principles and that moral judgement can be found only as one decides particular cases, either...
- Particular judgment, according to Christian eschatology, is the divine judgment that a departed person undergoes immediately after death, in contradistinction...
- A particular church (Latin: ecclesia particularis) is an ecclesiastical community of faithful headed by a bishop (or equivalent), as defined by Catholic...
- The gamma function is an important special function in mathematics. Its particular values can be expressed in closed form for integer and half-integer arguments...
- Reformed Baptists (sometimes known as Particular Baptists or Calvinistic Baptists) are Baptists that hold to a Calvinist soteriology. They can trace their...
- During the Second Temple Period, the Sadducees, High Priests, denied any particular existence of individuals after death because it wasn't written in the...
- all members of the subject cl****, it is particular. For instance, an I-proposition ("Some S is P") is particular since it only refers to some of the members...
- effectively force respondents to categorize themselves either as belonging to a particular religion or belonging to no religion. A negative perception of atheists...
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