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specify meaning

EN[ˈspɛsɪfaɪ]

    Definition of specify in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGspecifiesPRspecifyingPT, PPspecifiedSUF-ify
    1. VT To state explicitly, or in detail, or as a condition.
      1. VT To include in a specification.
        1. VT To bring about a specific result.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Admiral Buzby’s report describes an array of digital video recorders used to capture “activities” — it does not specify whether interrogations are included — in at least four subcamps at Guantánamo.
            • We can't afford for the performance to run on for more than the specified time.
            • Local signaling from adjacent epithelia specify prechondrogenic fate in neural crest-derived mesenchyme, which then differentiate into chondrocytes several days later [1 ].
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Verbs
            • Transitive verbs
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          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of specify for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "specify" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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