English Online Dictionary. What means universe? What does universe mean?
From Middle English universe, from Old French univers, from Latin universum (“all things, as a whole, the universe”), neuter of universus (“all together, whole, entire, collective, general, literally turned or combined into one”), from uni-, combining form of unus (“one”) + versus (“turned”), perfect passive participle of vertō (“to turn”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈjuːnɪˌvɜːs/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈjuːnəˌvɝs/
universe (plural universes)
- The sum of everything that exists in the cosmos, including time and space itself.
- I think that the universe was created by a life force rather than a deity.
- An entity similar to our universe; one component of a larger entity known as the multiverse.
- Everything under consideration.
- In all this universe of possibilities, there is only one feasible option.
- (marketing, economics) A sample taken from the population.
- An imaginary collection of worlds.
- The universe in this comic book series is richly imagined.
- A whole world, in the sense of perspective or social setting.
- That didn’t just rock my world, it rocked my universe.
- universal set
- universe on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- universe (economics) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- universe (mathematics) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- (Classical) IPA(key): /uː.niˈwer.seː/, [uː.nɪˈwɛr.seː]
ūniversē (not comparable)
- Generally; in general.
- universe in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- universe in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- universe in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
From Old French univers, from Latin ūniversus.
- IPA(key): /ˈiu̯nivɛrs/
- (Late Middle English, rare) The universe; the stars.
- English: universe
- Scots: universe
- “ūniverse (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-31.