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Noun: universe  'yoo-nu,vurs
  1. Everything that exists anywhere
    "they study the evolution of the universe";
    - existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosm
     
  2. (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn
    "it is an estimate of the mean of the universe";
    - population
     
  3. Everything stated or assumed in a given discussion
    - universe of discourse

Derived forms: universes

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, cognitive content, collection, content, mental object, natural object

Encyclopedia: Universe