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    specify - Dictionary definition and meaning for word specify

    Definition
    (verb) specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    Synonyms : condition , qualify , stipulate
    Example Sentence
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
    Definition
    (verb) decide upon or fix definitely
    Synonyms : define , determine , fix , limit , set
    Example Sentence
    • fix the variables
    • specify the parameters
    Definition
    (verb) determine the essential quality of
    Synonyms : define , delimit , delimitate , delineate
    Definition
    (verb) be specific about
    Example Sentence
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?
    Definition
    (verb) define clearly
    Example Sentence
    • I cannot narrow down the rules for this game
    Definition
    (verb) design or destine
    Synonyms : designate , destine , intend
    Example Sentence
    • She was intended to become the director
    Definition
    (verb) select something or someone for a specific purpose
    Synonyms : assign , set apart
    Example Sentence
    • The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise
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