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Universe vs. World

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Universe

The universe (Latin: universus) is all of space and time and their contents, including planets, stars, galaxies, and all other forms of matter and energy. The Big Bang theory is the prevailing cosmological description of the development of the universe.
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World

In its most general sense, the term "world" refers to the totality of entities, to the whole of reality or to everything that was, is and will be. The nature of the world has been conceptualized differently in different fields.
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Universe

All spacetime, matter, and energy, including the solar system, all stars and galaxies, and the contents of intergalactic space, regarded as a whole.
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World

The earth, together with all of its countries and peoples
It's a wonderful world
He was doing his bit to save the world
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Universe

A hypothetical whole of spacetime, matter, and energy that is purported to exist simultaneously with but to be different from this universe
An alternate universe.
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World

A particular region or group of countries
The English-speaking world
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Universe

A model or conception of the earth and everything else that exists
“Apart from celestial beings, the aboriginals' universe contained spirits of the land and sea” (Madhusree Mukerjee).
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World

Human and social interaction
He has almost completely withdrawn from the world
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Universe

The human race or a subset of it
“It was a universe that took slavery for granted” (Adam Hochschild).
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World

The earth, especially together with the life it supports
A chemical found all over the world.
An ecological disaster that could threaten the entire world.
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Universe

A sphere of interest, activity, or understanding
“their almost hermetically sealed-off universe of part-time jobs and study and improvised meals” (Sue Miller).
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World

The universe
How the ancients conceived the world.
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Universe

(Logic) See universe of discourse.
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World

Humankind considered as social beings; human society
Turned her back on the world.
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Universe

(Statistics) See population.
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World

People as a whole; the public
The event amazed the world.
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Universe

Alternative case form of Universe; Our universe.
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World

Often World A specified part of the earth
The Western World.
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Universe

The sum of everything that exists in the cosmos.
I think that the universe was created by a life force rather than a deity.
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World

A part of the earth and its inhabitants as known at a given period in history
The ancient world.
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Universe

An entity similar to our universe; one component of a larger entity known as the multiverse.
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World

A realm or domain
The animal world.
The world of imagination.
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Universe

Everything under consideration.
In all this universe of possibilities, there is only one feasible option.
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World

A sphere of human activity or interest
The world of sports.
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Universe

A sample taken from the population.
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World

A class or group of people with common characteristics or pursuits
The scientific world.
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Universe

An imaginary collection of worlds.
The universe in this comic book series is richly imagined.
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World

A particular way of life
The world of the homeless.
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Universe

A collection of stories with characters and settings that are less interrelated than those of sequels or prequels.
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World

All that relates to or affects the life of a person
He saw his world collapse about him.
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Universe

A whole world, in the sense of perspective or social setting.
That didn’t just rock my world, it rocked my universe.
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World

Secular life and its concerns
A man of the world.
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Universe

(pantheism) A deity who is equivalent to the sum of everything that exists in the cosmos.
The universe wants you to succeed.
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World

Human existence; life
Brought a child into the world.
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Universe

(archaic) The Earth, the sphere of the world.
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World

A state of existence
The next world.
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Universe

All created things viewed as constituting one system or whole; the whole body of things, or of phenomena; the to~ pa^n of the Greeks, the mundus of the Latins; the world; creation.
How may IAdore thee, Author of this universeAnd all this good to man!
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World

Often worlds A large amount; much
Did her a world of good.
Candidates that are worlds apart on foreign policy.
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Universe

Everything that exists anywhere;
They study the evolution of the universe
The biggest tree in existence
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World

A celestial body such as a planet
The possibility of life on other worlds.
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Universe

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn;
It is an estimate of the mean of the population
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World

Of or relating to the world
A world champion.
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Universe

Everything stated or assumed in a given discussion
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World

Involving or extending throughout the entire world
A world crisis.
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World

(with "the" or a plural possessive pronoun) The subjective human experience, regarded collectively; human collective existence; existence in general.
In retrospect, the process of economic globalization has meant the end of the world as we knew it.
There will always be lovers, till the world’s end.
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World

(with "the" or a singular possessive pronoun) The subjective human experience, regarded individually.
The period immediately following my divorce seemed like the end of my world.
He was my world! [said of a slain companion]
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World

A majority of people.
Running after God is the only life worth living. Even though the world believes that living for God is boring, we believe that there is nothing more exciting.
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World

The Universe.
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World

The Earth.
People are dying of starvation all over the world.
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World

(countable) A planet, especially one which is inhabited or inhabitable.
Our mission is to travel the galaxy and find new worlds.
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World

(by extension) Any other astronomical body which may be inhabitable, such as a natural satellite.
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World

A very large extent of country.
The New World
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World

(fiction) A realm, such as a planet, containing one or multiple societies of beings, especially intelligent ones.
The world of Narnia; the Wizarding World of Harry Potter; a zombie world
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World

An individual or group perspective or social setting.
In the world of boxing, good diet is all-important.
Welcome to my world.
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World

(computing) The part of an operating system distributed with the kernel, consisting of the shell and other programs.
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World

(video games) A subdivision of a game, consisting of a series of stages or levels that usually share a similar environment or theme.
Have you reached the boss at the end of the ice world?
There's a hidden warp to the next world down this pipe.
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World

(tarot) The twenty-second trump or major arcana card of the tarot.
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World

A great amount.
Taking a break from work seems to have done her a world of good.
You're going to be in a world of trouble when your family finds out.
That new wallpaper has made worlds of difference downstairs.
This movie isn't even billed as a comedy, but it's worlds funnier than the comedy I saw last month.
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World

(archaic) Age, era.
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World

To consider or cause to be considered from a global perspective; to consider as a global whole, rather than making or focussing on national or other distinctions; compare globalise.
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World

To make real; to make worldly.
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World

The earth and the surrounding heavens; the creation; the system of created things; existent creation; the universe.
The invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen.
With desire to know,What nearer might concern him, how this worldOf heaven and earth conspicuous first began.
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World

Any planet or heavenly body, especially when considered as inhabited, and as the scene of interests analogous with human interests; as, a plurality of worlds.
Amongst innumerable stars, that shoneStar distant, but high-hand seemed other worlds.
There may be other worlds, where the inhabitants have never violated their allegiance to their almighty Sovereign.
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World

The earth and its inhabitants, with their concerns; the sum of human affairs and interests.
That forbidden tree, whose mortal tasteBrought death into the world, and all our woe.
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World

In a more restricted sense, that part of the earth and its concerns which is known to any one, or contemplated by any one; a division of the globe, or of its inhabitants; human affairs as seen from a certain position, or from a given point of view; also, state of existence; scene of life and action; as, the Old World; the New World; the religious world; the Catholic world; the upper world; the future world; the heathen world.
One of the greatest in the Christian worldShall be my surety.
Murmuring that now they must be put to make war beyond the world's end - for so they counted Britain.
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World

The customs, practices, and interests of men; general affairs of life; human society; public affairs and occupations; as, a knowledge of the world.
Happy is she that from the world retires.
If knowledge of the world makes man perfidious,May Juba ever live in ignorance.
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World

Individual experience of, or concern with, life; course of life; sum of the affairs which affect the individual; as, to begin the world with no property; to lose all, and begin the world anew.
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World

The inhabitants of the earth; the human race; people in general; the public; mankind.
Since I do purpose to marry, I will think nothing to any purpose that the world can say against it.
Tell me, wench, how will the world repute meFor undertaking so unstaid a journey?
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World

The earth and its affairs as distinguished from heaven; concerns of this life as distinguished from those of the life to come; the present existence and its interests; hence, secular affairs; engrossment or absorption in the affairs of this life; worldly corruption; the ungodly or wicked part of mankind.
I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
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World

As an emblem of immensity, a great multitude or quantity; a large number.
Nor doth this wood lack worlds of company.
A world of woes dispatched in little space.
O, you are novices; 't is a world to seeHow tame, when men and women are alone,A meacock wretch can make the curstest shrew.
Throughout all ages, world without end.
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World

All of the inhabitants of the earth;
All the world loves a lover
She always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women
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World

Everything that exists anywhere;
They study the evolution of the universe
The biggest tree in existence
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World

All of your experiences that determine how things appear to you;
His world was shattered
We live in different worlds
For them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were
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World

People in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest;
The Western world
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World

The 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live;
The Earth moves around the sun
He sailed around the world
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World

The concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife;
They consider the church to be independent of the world
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World

A part of the earth that can be considered separately;
The outdoor world
The world of insects
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World

People in general considered as a whole;
He is a hero in the eyes of the public
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World

Involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope;
Global war
Global monetary policy
Neither national nor continental but planetary
A world crisis
Of worldwide significance
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