Synonyms of special in English:

special


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adjective

1‘they always make a special effort at Christmas’

SYNONYMS
exceptional, particular, extra special, unusual, marked, singular, uncommon, notable, noteworthy, remarkable, outstanding, unique
British informal spesh
ANTONYMS

ordinary

2‘we want to preserve our town's special character’

SYNONYMS
distinctive, distinct, individual, particular, specific, certain, peculiar, definite, express, precise
ANTONYMS

general

3‘a special occasion’

SYNONYMS
momentous, significant, memorable, of moment, signal, important, historic, festive, gala, red-letter

4‘this is a special tool used for recutting washer seats on taps’

SYNONYMS
specific, particular, purpose-built, tailor-made, custom-built