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PARTIC'ULAR, a. Low L. particularis, from particula.

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.

PARTIC'ULAR, n. A single instance a single point.

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.

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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Particular'. King James Dictionary.

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