To give the distinguishing characteristics of
To give a name or title to; characterize:
To state or specify a demand or provision in an agreement:
To lay a plan for.
To mention or bring forward as support, illustration, or proof:
To make (something) concrete; make specific; give definite form to
To give an account of in speech or writing:
To provide with artistic or decorative detail:
To find out exactly; calculate precisely; ascertain
To determine the number of; count.
To prove the validity or truth of:
To specify (the individual items in a group or list)
To cover, line, or edge with list.
To ask (a person) to do something
To express or present in a nonverbal way
To state emphatically to
To signify or refer to explicitly; stand for; mean
To show the need for; call for; make necessary
To single out or indicate by or as if by a mark:
To indicate; register:
To offer as an example; cite:
To speak or write about, especially briefly or incidentally:
To design for a specific purpose:
To reduce in width or extent; make narrower.
To become fixed; harden:
To correct or set right; adjust:
A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
To render deserving of a descriptor by having or enumerating certain necessary characteristics:
(Biology) To become adapted to a specific function or environment; undergo specialization.
To trace the outline of; sketch out
To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.
determine the essential quality of
To identify by the right name
Find another word for specify. In this page you can discover 51 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for specify, like: define, point out, designate, stipulate, show clearly, go into detail, particularize, blueprint, come to the point, pin-down and assign.