What does the word universe mean?

Usage examples for universe

  1. The old theory of a World- Spirit, the pulsations of whose heart are felt in all the life of the universe, came once more into favour. – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  2. I have come, strangely, into kinship with the universe. – Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed
  3. The Pythagoreans looked upon these five solids as fundamental forms in the structure of the universe. – The Teaching of Geometry by David Eugene Smith