What does the word particular mean?

Usage examples for particular

  1. Is there anything in particular you're interested in, or would you like to just look about? – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  2. And, of course, one could always run into town for the night if there was anything particular to come for. – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  3. I ask you for a particular reason. – Washington Square by Henry James