specify


specify

verb

Definition of SPECIFY

1
to give the rules about (something) clearly and exactly <the document specifies precisely how you may use the information it contains>
2
to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically <police reports didn't specify the model of car the robbers were driving>
Synonyms advert (to), cite, drop, instance, name, note, notice, quote, refer (to), specify, touch (on or upon)

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