Synonyms of particular in English:

particular


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See UK English definition of particular

See Spanish definition of especial

adjective

1‘the action seems to discriminate against a particular group of companies’

SYNONYMS
specific, certain, distinct, separate, isolated
single, individual, peculiar, discrete, definite, express, precise
ANTONYMS

general

2‘an issue of particular importance’

SYNONYMS
special, extra special, especial, exceptional, unusual, marked, singular, uncommon, notable, noteworthy, remarkable, outstanding, unique
formal peculiar
ANTONYMS

ordinary

3‘he was particular about what he ate’

SYNONYMS
fussy, fastidious, meticulous, punctilious, discriminating, selective, painstaking, exacting, demanding, critical, over-particular, over-fastidious, finicky, faddish, finical, dainty
informal choosy, picky
British informal faddy, pernickety
North American informal persnickety
archaic nice
ANTONYMS

careless, easy-going, laid-back

4‘he gave a long and particular account of his journey’

SYNONYMS
detailed, blow-by-blow, itemized, thorough, minute, exact, explicit, precise, faithful, close, circumstantial, painstaking, meticulous, punctilious, particularized

noun

1‘the two contracts will be the same in every particular’

SYNONYMS
detail, item, point, fine point, specific, specification, element, aspect, respect, regard, particularity, fact, feature, circumstance, thing

Phrases

    in particular

    1‘she wasn't talking about anyone in particular’


    SYNONYMS
    specific, special

    2‘beer drinkers in particular were hit by prices rising faster than inflation’


    SYNONYMS
    particularly, specifically, to be specific, especially, specially