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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spec·i·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Specified p. pr. & vb. n. Specifying ]  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.
    He has there given us an exact geography of Greece, where the countries and the uses of their soils are specified.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : clearly and explicitly stated; "meals are at specified
            times" [ant: unspecified]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: 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" [syn: stipulate,
            qualify, condition]
      2: determine the essential quality of [syn: define, delineate,
          delimit, delimitate]
      3: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify
         the parameters" [syn: set, determine, fix, limit]
      4: be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism
         of my paper?" [syn: particularize, particularise, specialize,
          specialise] [ant: generalize]
      5: define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this
         game" [syn: pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow
         down, narrow]
      6: design or destine; "She was intended to become the director"
         [syn: intend, destine, designate]
      7: select something or someone for a specific purpose; "The
         teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the
         exercise" [syn: assign, set apart]
      [also: specified]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See specify