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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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