1. everything that exists anywhere

- they study the evolution of the universe

Similar word(s): cosmos, creation, existence, macrocosm, world

Definition categories: object

2. (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn

Similar word(s): population

Definition categories: thought, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

3. everything stated or assumed in a given discussion

Definition categories: thought, content

Sentences with universe as a noun:

- I think that the universe was created by a life force rather than a deity.

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

- The universe in this comic book series is richly imagined.

- That didn’t just rock my world, it rocked my universe.