Meaning of UNIVERSE in English


u ‧ ni ‧ verse W3 /ˈjuːnəvɜːs, ˈjuːnɪvɜːs $ -ɜːrs/ BrE AmE noun

[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: universum , from universus 'whole' , from uni- + versus 'turned toward' ]

1 . the universe all space, including all the stars and ↑ planet s

in the universe

everything in the universe

2 . [countable] a world or an area of space that is different from the one we are in

a parallel/an alternative universe

3 . be the centre of sb’s universe to be the most important person or thing to someone

4 . sb’s universe a person’s life, including all of the people, places, and ideas which affect them

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.