par·tic·u·lar·ize /pə(r)ˈtɪk(jə)ləˌraɪz ||pɑr-/
Par·tic·u·lar·ize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Particularized p. pr. & vb. n. Particularizing ] To give as a particular, or as the particulars; to mention particularly; to give the particulars of; to enumerate or specify in detail. [Also spelled particularise.]
He not only boasts of his parentage as an Israelite, but particularizes his descent from Benjamin. --Atterbury.
Par·tic·u·lar·ize, v. i. To mention or attend to particulars; to give minute details; to be circumstantial; as, to particularize in a narrative.
v : be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism
of my paper?" [syn: specify, particularise, specialize,
specialise] [ant: generalize]