1. [syn: particularly, in particular]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Particular \Par*tic"u*lar\, n.
1. A separate or distinct member of a class, or part of a
whole; an individual fact, point, circumstance, detail, or
item, which may be considered separately; as, the
particulars of a story.
Particulars which it is not lawful for me to reveal.
It is the greatest interest of particulars to
advance the good of the community. --L'Estrange.
2. Special or personal peculiarity, trait, or character;
individuality; interest, etc. [Obs.]
For his particular I'll receive him gladly. --Shak.
If the particulars of each person be considered.
Temporal blessings, whether such as concern the
public . . . or such as concern our particular.
3. (Law) One of the details or items of grounds of claim; --
usually in the pl.; also, a bill of particulars; a minute
account; as, a particular of premises.
The reader has a particular of the books wherein
this law was written. --Ayliffe.
Bill of particulars. See under Bill.
In particular, specially; specifically; peculiarly;
particularly; especially. "This, in particular, happens to
the lungs." --Blackmore.
To go into particulars, to relate or describe in detail or
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: specifically or especially distinguished from others;
"loves Bach, particularly his partitas"; "recommended one
book in particular"; "trace major population movements
for the Pueblo groups in particular" [syn:
particularly, in particular]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
23 Moby Thesaurus words for "in particular":
at length, completely, concretely, definitely, distinctly,
especially, exactly, expressly, fully, in detail, in extenso,
in full, in toto, item by item, minutely, particularly, precisely,
separately, singly, specially, specifically, to be specific,