- to make a specific mention or statement.
Origin of specify
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Contemporary Examples of specified
Family crests and nicknames are stitched into headrests, colors are specified for seat stitching, veneers are chosen for the dash.Behind the Wheel of the Bespoke Bentley
October 27, 2014
The three have been given 45 days to accept a plea offer that the government has not yet specified.Brooklyn Is the New Guantánamo for Three Suspected Al-Shabab Members
September 26, 2013
It is to be specified, Prophet Muhammad Peace be upon him said I am sent as a teacher, and the book He sent to teach is Quran.The Taliban’s Letter to Malala Yousafzai
The Daily Beast
July 17, 2013
Those that did not respond with corrected data within the specified timeframe could not be considered in the ranking process.America’s Best High Schools 2013: Behind the Rankings
May 6, 2013
But the instructor also specified that two sources could not be used.Who Represents?
February 19, 2013
Historical Examples of specified
Have you Common Fame, with her specified charges and witnesses?Slavery Ordained of God
Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
The operations of each day are specified further on in the Poem.Y Gododin
He came the following afternoon, at the time he had specified.The First Violin
To what precise extent the praise was to go was not specified.Sir Jasper Carew
Charles James Lever
We then specified places at which garbage, etc., should be dumped.Policing the Plains
- to refer to or state specifically
- to state as a condition
- to state or include in the specification of
Word Origin for specify
c.1300, from Old French specifier (13c.), from Late Latin specificare "mention particularly," from specifus (see specific). Related: Specified; specifying.