Textual thesaurus for "specify"

(verb) assign, set apart

select something or someone for a specific purpose

The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise

(verb) intend, designate, destine

design or destine

She was intended to become the director

(verb) pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow, narrow down

define clearly

I cannot narrow down the rules for this game

(verb) limit, set, define, determine, fix

decide upon or fix definitely

fix the variables; specify the parameters

(verb) qualify, stipulate, condition

specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement

The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life; The contract stipulates the dates of the payments

(verb) specialise, specialize, particularise, particularize

be specific about

Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

(verb) define, delimit, delimitate, delineate

determine the essential quality of