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Synonyms for specify

Synonyms for (verb) specify

Synonyms: assign, set apart, specify Definition: select something or someone for a specific purpose Usage: The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise

Similar words: select, choose, take, pick out Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her

Synonyms: intend, designate, destine, specify Definition: design or destine Usage: She was intended to become the director

Similar words: plan Definition: make plans for something Usage: He is planning a trip with his family

Synonyms: pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow, narrow down, specify Definition: define clearly Usage: I cannot narrow down the rules for this game

Similar words: determine Definition: fix in scope; fix the boundaries of Usage: the tree determines the border of the property

Synonyms: limit, set, specify, define, determine, fix Definition: decide upon or fix definitely Usage: fix the variables; specify the parameters

Similar words: select, choose, take, pick out Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her

Synonyms: qualify, specify, stipulate, condition Definition: specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement Usage: The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life; The contract stipulates the dates of the payments

Similar words: undertake, contract Definition: enter into a contractual arrangement

Synonyms: specialise, specialize, specify, particularise, particularize Definition: be specific about Usage: Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

Similar words: lucubrate, dilate, elaborate, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, enlarge, flesh out Definition: add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing Usage: She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

Synonyms: specify, define, delimit, delimitate, delineate Definition: determine the essential quality of

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer