from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Logic A class containing all the entities referred to in a discourse or an argument. Also called universe.
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- n. The set of all entities over which quantifiers—including "for all" and "there exists"—range.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. everything which may be considered, explicitly or implicitly, in a particular theory or discussion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. everything stated or assumed in a given discussion
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