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Synonyms for special

adj distinguished, distinctive; important in own way
  • appropriate
  • certain
  • different
  • exceptional
  • exclusive
  • extraordinary
  • individual
  • limited
  • main
  • major
  • memorable
  • particular
  • peculiar
  • personal
  • primary
  • proper
  • rare
  • significant
  • specialized
  • specific
  • unique
  • unusual
  • best
  • characteristic
  • chief
  • choice
  • express
  • first
  • gala
  • set
  • smashing
  • sole
  • defined
  • definite
  • designated
  • determinate
  • earmarked
  • especial
  • festive
  • marked
  • momentous
  • out of the ordinary
  • red-letter
  • reserved
  • restricted
  • select
  • uncommon
  • unreal

Antonyms for special

  • OK
  • common
  • commonplace
  • conventional
  • familiar
  • general
  • improper
  • indefinite
  • insignificant
  • like
  • minor
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • regular
  • secondary
  • similar
  • standard
  • uncertain
  • unimportant
  • unlimited
  • unnoteworthy
  • unrestricted
  • unsuitable
  • usual
  • least
  • worst
  • indistinctive
  • undistinguished
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

apart

adverb. separate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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