Definitions for specify

Definitions for (verb) specify

Main entry: 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

Main entry: intend, designate, destine, specify

Definition: design or destine

Usage: She was intended to become the director

Main entry: pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow, narrow down, specify

Definition: define clearly

Usage: I cannot narrow down the rules for this game

Main entry: limit, set, specify, define, determine, fix

Definition: decide upon or fix definitely

Usage: fix the variables; specify the parameters

Main entry: 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

Main entry: specialise, specialize, specify, particularise, particularize

Definition: be specific about

Usage: Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

Main entry: specify, define, delimit, delimitate, delineate

Definition: determine the essential quality of

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