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Meaning of PARTICULARIZE

Pronunciation:  pur'tikyulu`rIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?"
 

PARTICULARIZE is a 13 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: particularise, specialise, specialize, specify
 
 Antonyms: generalise, generalize
 
 See Also: dilate, elaborate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, lucubrate, spell out

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Par*tic"u*lar*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Particularized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Particularizing}.] [Cf. F.
    particulariser.]
    To give as a particular, or as the particulars; to mention
    particularly; to give the particulars of; to enumerate or
    specify in detail.
    
          He not only boasts of his parentage as an Israelite,
          but particularizes his descent from Benjamin.
                                                   --Atterbury.
    
    
  2. \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.
    
    
 
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