universe

noun /ˈjuːnɪˌvɜːs,ˈjunəˌvɝs/
a) The sum of everything that exists in the cosmos, including time and space itself; same as the Universe.

In all this universe of possibilities, there is only one feasible option.

b) An entity similar to our Universe; one component of a larger entity known as the multiverse.

The universe in this comic book series is richly imagined.


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  • universe — 1580s, the whole world, cosmos, from O.Fr. univers (12c.), from L. universum the universe, noun use of neut. of adj. universus all together, lit. turned into one, from unus one (see ONE (Cf. one)) + versus, pp. of vertere to turn (see …   Etymology dictionary

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