separate and distinct from others of the same group or category; "interested in one particular artist"; "a man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him"
(logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class (同)particular proposition
a fact about some part (as opposed to general); "he always reasons from the particular to the general" (同)specific
unique or specific to a person or thing or category; "the particular demands of the job"; "has a particular preference for Chinese art"; "a peculiar bond of sympathy between them"; "an expression peculiar to Canadians"; "rights peculiar to the rich"; "the special features of a computer"; "my own special chair" (同)peculiar, special
first and most important; "his special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work" (同)special
providing specific details or circumstances; "a particular description of the room"
fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; "the tree determines the border of the property"
find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time" (同)check, find_out, see, ascertain, watch, learn
establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize" (同)find, find_out, ascertain
fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules" (同)set
shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion" (同)shape, mold, influence, regulate