- to make particular.
- to mention or indicate specifically; specify.
- to state or treat in detail.
- to speak or treat particularly or specifically.
Also especially British, par·tic·u·lar·ise.
Origin of particularize
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Examples from the Web for particularize
Of course I cannot particularize the sum, but he had given too much for that hat.Roundabout Papers
William Makepeace Thackeray
Others, too numerous and too insignificant to particularize, were seen.Destruction and Reconstruction:
In other words, they have asked me to particularize for them the aspirations of their souls.Mental Efficiency
When you say, 'cherry lips,' do you particularize sufficiently?
Individual deeds of daring were too frequent to particularize.The British Expedition to the Crimea
William Howard Russell
- to treat in detail; give details (about)
- (intr) to go into detail
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Word Origin and History for particularize
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