a fact about some part (as opposed to general); "he always reasons from the particular to the general"
a small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details"
(logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class
unique or specific to a person or thing or category; "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
separate and distinct from others of the same group or category; "interested in one particular artist"; "a man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him"
surpassing what is common or usual or expected; "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
first and most important; "his special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"
exacting especially about details; "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared"
providing specific details or circumstances; "a particular description of the room"