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specify

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of specify

  1. 1 to give the rules about (something) clearly and exactly <the document specifies precisely how you may use the information it contains> Synonyms define, lay down, prescribeRelated Words decree, dictate, ordain; assign, direct, fix, set, settle; arrange, order; choose, select; adjure, bid, charge, command, enjoin, instruct, tell; conduct, control, govern, lead, manage; coerce, compel, constrain, force; obligate, oblige, require

  2. 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), mention, touch (on or upon)Related Words allude (to), hint (at), imply, indicate, infer, intend, intimate, suggest; point (out), signal, signify; denominate, designate; indicate; bring up, broach, interject, interpolate, interpose, introduce; infiltrate, insinuate, worm; advertise, announce, broadcast, declare, proclaim, pronounce, publicize, publish, sound; clarify, clear (up), elucidate, explain, explicate, spell outNear Antonyms disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight




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