Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun universe

3 senses of universe

Sense 1
universe, existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosm -- (everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence")
       => natural object -- (an object occurring naturally; not made by man)

Sense 2
population, universe -- ((statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn; "it is an estimate of the mean of the population")
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 3
universe, universe of discourse -- (everything stated or assumed in a given discussion)
       => content, cognitive content, mental object -- (the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned)

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