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Another word for detail

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Noun
  1. An individually considered portion of a whole

      1. An objective or purpose to be reached or achieved, or one that is worth reaching or achieving:
      2. A particular detail or element; item
      3. The position occupied by such a unit or guard:
      1. A separate and distinct individual, fact, item, or instance which may be included under a generalization; single case
      2. A detail; item of information; point
      3. (Logic) A particular proposition
      1. A short piece in a newspaper or magazine.
      2. A single article or unit in a collection, enumeration, or series.
      3. An article; unit; separate thing; particular; entry in an account
      1. A component part or quality, often one that is basic or essential
      2. A point, line, or plane.
      3. The natural or suitable environment, situation, etc. for a person or thing
      1. (Gram.) Any one of the words a, an, or the (and their equivalents in other languages), used as adjectives: a and an are the indefinite articles and the is the definite article
      2. A thing of a certain kind; separate item
      3. An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
    See also:

    part

  2. One of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

      1. An individual item, fact, or detail:
      2. A separate and distinct individual, fact, item, or instance which may be included under a generalization; single case
      3. (Logic) A particular proposition
      1. (Mathematics) One of two or more quantities that divides a given quantity without a remainder. For example, 2 and 3 are factors of 6; a and b are factors of ab.
      2. A substance found in the body, such as a protein, that is essential to a biological process. For example, growth factors are needed for proper cell growth and development.
      3. Any of the circumstances, conditions, etc. that bring about a result; element or constituent that makes a thing what it is
      1. A thing that has actually happened or that is really true; thing that has been or is
      2. (Law) An actual or alleged incident or condition, as distinguished from its legal consequence
      3. (Law) A conclusion drawn by a judge or jury from the evidence in a case:
      1. Conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
      2. A fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
      3. Any happening or fact; event
    See also:

    real

  3. A small, often specialized element of a whole

      1. A minute formal point, detail, etc. brought to bear upon a main issue
      2. The use of technical terms, methods, etc.
      3. A point, detail, term, method, etc. of or peculiar to an art, science, code, or skill, esp. one that only a technical expert would likely be aware of
      1. An individual item, fact, or detail:
      2. A separate and distinct individual, fact, item, or instance which may be included under a generalization; single case
      3. (Logic) A particular proposition
      1. A short piece in a newspaper or magazine.
      2. A single article or unit in a collection, enumeration, or series.
      3. An article; unit; separate thing; particular; entry in an account
      1. (Idiomatic) The details, restrictions, terms, or conditions, especially of a contract, often printed in very small type.
      2. Print that is in small type.
      3. A section of a document, as a contract, warranty, or advertisement, in smaller print than the main body: although it includes additional conditions, limits, etc., this section may not be read carefully because it is typically terse or in legalese
    See also:

    group

  4. A unit of troops on special assignment

      1. (Countable, military) The unit so dispatched.
      2. The sending of troops or ships on special service
      3. The dispatch of a military unit, such as troops or ships, from a larger body for a special duty or mission.
    See also:

    group

Verb
  1. To make specific

      1. To make a specific demand (for something) as a condition of or requirement in an agreement
      2. To agree to (a fact) in order to reduce the scope of the dispute to be resolved by a court. Used of litigants.
      3. To specify in the terms of an agreement, a contract, etc.
      1. To state explicitly or in detail:
      2. To include as an item in a set of specifications
      3. To determine or bring about (a specific result):
      1. To mention, describe, or treat individually; itemize or specify.
      2. (Intransitive) To be specific about (individual instances); to go into detail (about), to specify.
      3. To make particular, as opposed to general; to restrict to a specific or individual case, class etc.; to single out.
    See also:

    specific

Another word for detail

Noun
  1. A part

      1. A trait marking one as distinct from others; a peculiarity.
      2. (--- Mathematics) A point at which the derivative does not exist for a given function but every neighborhood of which contains points for which the derivative exists.
      3. A unique, distinct, or peculiar feature or thing
      1. The use of technical terms, methods, etc.
      2. A minute formal point, detail, etc. brought to bear upon a main issue
      3. A point, detail, term, method, etc. of or peculiar to an art, science, code, or skill, esp. one that only a technical expert would likely be aware of
      1. Something specified; specified item, particular, etc.
      2. A detailed, exact statement of particulars, especially a statement prescribing materials, dimensions, and quality of work for something to be built, installed, or manufactured.
      3. A single item or article that has been specified.
      1. (Countable) A particular thing; a peculiarity
      2. An individual characteristic; a peculiarity.
      3. A specific point or detail; a particular.
      1. A disconnected piece; a fragment.
      2. (Math.) A number expressed as a quotient of two whole numbers, as134 or25: all fractions are rational numbers
      3. A small part, amount, degree, etc.; portion
      1. The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
      2. That which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity.
      3. A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
      1. Esp. in England, a dessert made with spongecake pieces spread with jam, sprinkled as with sherry, and layered in a large bowl with custard, fruit, whipped cream, etc.
      2. (Uncountable) Utensils made from this particular kind of pewter.
      3. A particular kind of pewter.
      1. A particular section or item of a series in a written document, as in a contract, constitution, or treaty.
      2. A thing of a certain kind; separate item
      3. An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
      1. A subordinate or supplementary item; an adjunct.
      2. An article worn or carried to complete one's outfit, as a purse or gloves
      3. (Law) A person who, though absent, helps another to break or escape the law; accomplice
      1. The configuration of the stars, constellations, or planets in relation to one another.
      2. Appearance to the eye, especially from a specific vantage point:
      3. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs, expressed in some languages by inflection, indicating the nature of an action as being completed or single (called perfective or nonprogressive aspect), or as being uncompleted, repeated, or habitual (called imperfective or progressive aspect); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic
      1. A special story, article, etc. in a newspaper or magazine, often prominently displayed
      2. A prominent or distinctive part, quality, or characteristic:
      3. (Linguistics) A property of linguistic units or forms:
      1. A thing specialized in; special interest, field of study or professional work, etc.
      2. A particular or peculiar case.
      3. An article or class of article characterized by special features, superior quality, novelty, etc.
      1. (Archaic) A short line or mark made with a writing or drawing implement.
      2. A genetically determined characteristic or condition:
      3. A morphological, physiological, or behavioral feature of an organism.
      1. An individual item, fact, or detail:
      2. A separate and distinct individual, fact, item, or instance which may be included under a generalization; single case
      3. (Logic) A particular proposition
      1. The part of a man's money or property contributed by his bride; dowry
      2. A woman's dowry:
      3. A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
      1. A short piece in a newspaper or magazine.
      2. A single article or unit in a collection, enumeration, or series.
      3. An article; unit; separate thing; particular; entry in an account
  2. A small military force having a specific duty

      1. A person or group capable of influential action:
      2. The use of physical power or violence to compel or restrain:
      3. A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
      1. The smallest tactical unit of military personnel.
      2. A small unit of police officers.
      3. The smallest military tactical unit, often a subdivision of a platoon
      1. Absence of prejudice or bias; disinterest:
      2. The sending of troops or ships on special service
      3. The dispatch of a military unit, such as troops or ships, from a larger body for a special duty or mission.
Verb
  1. To make clear in detail

  2. To assign to a specific duty

      1. To fix the location of; locate
      2. To set apart for a special purpose; designate:
      3. To set apart for a specific purpose
      1. To fix or set by authority or by mutual agreement:
      2. To select or designate to fill an office or a position:
      3. (Law) To direct the disposition of (property) to a person or persons in exercise of a power granted for this purpose by a preceding deed.
      1. To unfasten or separate and remove; disconnect; disengage
      2. To remove from association or union with something:
      3. To send (troops or ships, for example) on a special mission.
    See also:

    assign