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1. quantifier

noun. (grammar) a word that expresses a quantity (as fifteen' ormany').

Synonyms

  • word

Antonyms

  • antonym
  • categorem

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quantify (English)
  • quantificare (Latin)

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2. quantifier

noun. (logic) a word (such as some' orall' or `no') that binds the variables in a logical proposition.

Synonyms

  • existential operator
  • word
  • existential quantifier

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quantify (English)
  • quantificare (Latin)

3. universal

adjective. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] of worldwide scope or applicability.

Synonyms

  • world-wide
  • ecumenical
  • comprehensive
  • worldwide
  • cosmopolitan
  • general

Antonyms

  • sectarian
  • national
  • continental
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

4. universal

noun. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] coupling that connects two rotating shafts allowing freedom of movement in all directions.

Synonyms

  • universal joint
  • drive line system
  • coupler
  • drive line

Antonyms

  • endemic
  • particularity
  • discriminate
  • precise

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

5. universal

adjective. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] adapted to various purposes, sizes, forms, operations.

Antonyms

  • narrow

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

6. universal

adjective. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] applicable to or common to all members of a group or set.

Antonyms

  • exclusive

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

7. universal

noun. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] (logic) a proposition that asserts something of all members of a class.

Synonyms

  • universal proposition

Antonyms

  • particular proposition
  • assortative mating

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

8. universal

noun. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] (linguistics) a grammatical rule (or other linguistic feature) that is found in all languages.

Synonyms

  • linguistic rule
  • rule

Antonyms

  • unconventionality
  • unconventional
  • conventional

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

9. universal

noun. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] a behavioral convention or pattern characteristic of all members of a particular culture or of all human beings.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • formula
  • normal
  • rule

Antonyms

  • diversified
  • uncommon
  • local
  • disassortative mating

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)
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