stipulate, qualify, condition, specify(verb)
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"
specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit(verb)
decide upon or fix definitely
"fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
specify, define, delineate, delimit, delimitate(verb)
determine the essential quality of
specify, particularize, particularise, specialize, specialise(verb)
be specific about
"Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?"
pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specify(verb)
"I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"
intend, destine, designate, specify(verb)
design or destine
"She was intended to become the director"
assign, specify, set apart(verb)
select something or someone for a specific purpose
"The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"
To state explicitly, or in detail, or as a condition.
To include in a specification.
To bring about a specific result.
to mention or name, as a particular thing; to designate in words so as to distinguish from other things; as, to specify the uses of a plant; to specify articles purchased
Etymology: [F. spcifier, or OF. especifier, fr. LL. specificare. See Species, -fy.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
spes′i-fī, v.t. to mention particularly: to set down as a requisite:—pa.t. and pa.p. spec′ifīed.—v.t. Specif′icate, to specify.—n. Specificā′tion, the act of specifying: any point or particular specified: the description of his invention presented by an applicant for a patent.—Logical specification is the counterpart of generalisation—implying that beings the most like or homogeneous disagree or are heterogeneous in some respect. [O. Fr.,—Low L. specificāre—L. species, kind, facĕre, to make.]
To be specific.
They did specify the purchase order number on the invoice, it made for perfect matching of purchasing proof and payment of invoices.Submitted by MaryC on February 1, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'SPECIFY' in Verbs Frequency: #478
The numerical value of SPECIFY in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of SPECIFY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of SPECIFY in a Sentence
The agreement does not specify a geographical area, which means in theory it applies to both, but out of experience, Israel will not allow it to work in Gaza.
It's very important to persevere, to specify, clarify and demand that measures are taken so that this is not repeated, and the first measure is to classify it for what it is, an act of terrorism that seeks to take Mexican lives.
I did not specify who they were, for example, Jared Kushner has numerous friends and contacts abroad.
A doctor can bury his mistakes but a supplier based engineer can only advise the product designer to specify a heavier texture.
I can't specify the number of these consumers, but since the beginning of 2014 they have increased significantly.
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