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Antonyms for universal

Antonyms for (noun) universal

Main entry: universal, universal proposition Definition: (logic) a proposition that asserts something of all members of a class

Antonyms: particular, particular proposition Definition: (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class

Antonyms for (adjective) universal

Main entry: universal Definition: applicable to or common to all members of a group or set Usage: the play opened to universal acclaim; rap enjoys universal appeal among teenage boys

Antonyms: particular, specific Definition: a fact about some part (as opposed to general) Usage: he always reasons from the particular to the general

Antonyms: specific Definition: (sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique Usage: rules with specific application; demands specific to the job; a specific and detailed account of the accident

Antonyms: local Definition: affecting only a restricted part or area of the body Usage: local anesthesia

Main entry: oecumenical, cosmopolitan, ecumenical, world-wide, worldwide, universal, general Definition: of worldwide scope or applicability Usage: an issue of cosmopolitan import; the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time- Christopher Morley; universal experience

Antonyms: noncomprehensive, incomprehensive Definition: not comprehensive

Main entry: universal Definition: adapted to various purposes, sizes, forms, operations Usage: universal wrench, universal chuck; universal screwdriver

Antonyms: unadaptable Definition: not adaptable