Synonyms for (verb) specialize

Synonyms: differentiate, specialise, specialize, speciate

Definition: evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment

Similar words: evolve

Definition: undergo development or evolution

Usage: Modern man evolved a long time ago


Synonyms: narrow, narrow down, specialise, specialize

Definition: become more focus on an area of activity or field of study

Usage: She specializes in Near Eastern history

Similar words: vary, change, alter

Definition: become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

Usage: her mood changes in accordance with the weather; The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season


Synonyms: specialise, specialize

Definition: suit to a special purpose

Usage: specialize one's research; this kind of beak has become specialized in certain Galapagos finches

Similar words: modify

Definition: make less severe or harsh or extreme

Usage: please modify this letter to make it more polite; he modified his views on same-gender marriage


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: specialise, specialize

Definition: devote oneself to a special area of work

Usage: She specializes in honey bees; This baker specializes in French bread

Similar words: work

Definition: exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity

Usage: I will work hard to improve my grades; she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor