Synonyms of specify


1. stipulate, qualify, condition, specify, contract, undertake

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

2. specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit, choose, take, select, pick out

usage: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"

3. specify, define, delineate, delimit, delimitate, be

usage: determine the essential quality of

4. specify, particularize, particularise, specialize, specialise, elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate

usage: be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?"

5. pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specify, determine

usage: define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"

6. intend, destine, designate, specify, plan

usage: design or destine; "She was intended to become the director"

7. assign, specify, set apart, choose, take, select, pick out

usage: select something or someone for a specific purpose; "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"

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Definition and meaning of specify (Dictionary)