What does ocular mean?

Definitions for ocularˈɒk yə lər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ocular.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eyepiece, ocular(adj)

    combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments

  2. ocular, optic, optical, opthalmic(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling the eye

    "ocular muscles"; "an ocular organ"; "ocular diseases"; "the optic (or optical) axis of the eye"; "an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light"

  3. ocular, optic, optical, visual(adj)

    relating to or using sight

    "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation"

  4. ocular, visual(adj)


    "be sure of it; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare; "a visual presentation"; "a visual image"


  1. ocular(Noun)

    The eyepiece of a microscope or other optical instrument

  2. ocular(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the eye, or the sense of sight

  3. ocular(Adjective)

    Resembling the eye

  4. ocular(Adjective)

    Seen by the eye; visual

  5. Origin: From ocularis, from oculus.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ocular

    ok′ū-lar, adj. pertaining to the eye: formed in, or known by, the eye: received by actual sight.—adv. Oc′ularly.—adjs. Oc′ulāte, -d, having eyes, or spots like eyes; Oculau′ditory, representing an eye and an ear together; Oculif′erous, Oculig′erous, bearing an eye or eyes; Oc′uliform, ocular in form; Oc′ulimōtor, -y, ocular and motory.—n. Oc′ulist, one skilled in diseases of the eye. [L. oculariusoculus, the eye.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ocular in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ocular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marc Werner:

    There are many eye diseases that can cause loss of vision (glaucoma, macular degeneration), or loss of life (ocular melanoma), which may have no signs or symptoms but can be detected during a thorough eye exam.

  2. Rubens Belfort Jr.:

    The frequency and severity of the lesions makes it important every newborn suspected of Zika infection to have the the back of the eye examined by an ophthalmologist, it is possible some newborns that were infected by Zika and born without microcephaly could have ocular lesions.

  3. Warren Fried:

    Developmental dyspraxia impacts additional motor skills such as ocular, short-term memory issues, judgment, processing and function delays, sensory concerns and language, with the condition comes many (other) disorders, which can be more debilitating as dyspraxia impacts neuron development.

  4. So I Married an Axe Murderer:

    John Johnson Now this is something the other tour guides won't tell you. In this particular cell-block, Machine Gun Kelly had what we call in the prison system, a bitch. And one night in a jealous rage Kelly took a make-shift knife or shiv, and cut out the bitch's eyes. And as if this wasn't enough retribution for Kelly, the next day he and four other inmates took turns pissing into the bitch's ocular cavities. (short pause) This way to the cafeteria

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