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Definition of Specify

Specify

  1. To mention or name, as a particular thing; to designate in words so as to distinguish from other things; as, to specify the uses of a plant; to specify articles purchased.

Specify Quotations

I still owe a duty of loyalty to my clients and former clients, so I cannot specify which clients I did not especially find congenial, but the cause was the same.
Floyd Abrams

Use a personal firewall. Configure it to prevent other computers, networks and sites from connecting to you, and specify which programs are allowed to connect to the net automatically.
Kevin Mitnick

For example, one way of giving yourself a strong incentive to reach your goal is to commit to pay money to someone if you fail. Better yet, you can specify that you will have to pay a certain sum to a cause that you detest.
Peter Singer

They tend to be pretty abstract ones then, like doing what will have the best consequences; obviously you wouldn't specify what consequences are best, they may be different in some circumstances, so at a lower, more specific level, you may well get differences.
Peter Singer

President Bush in his inaugural address talked about bringing freedom to countries that don't have it. He didn't specify how.
Barbara Boxer
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Specify Translations

specify in Dutch is specificeren
specify in German is Einzelbestimmung, angeben
specify in Portuguese is especifique
specify in Spanish is detallar, acaudillar, especificar
specify in Swedish is specifiera

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