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  • as inillustrative
  • as inpointing
  • as inmarking
  • as inmention
  • as inmentioning

synonyms for specifying

  • descriptive
  • emblematic
  • figurative
  • revealing
  • allegorical
  • clarifying
  • comparative
  • corroborative
  • delineative
  • diagrammatic
  • exemplifying
  • explicatory
  • expository
  • graphic
  • iconographic
  • illuminative
  • illustrational
  • illustratory
  • imagistic
  • indicative
  • interpretive
  • metaphoric
  • pictorial
  • pictoric
  • representative
  • sample
  • symbolic
  • typical
  • denoting
  • designating
  • disclosing
  • displaying
  • evidencing
  • guiding
  • manifesting
  • marking
  • placing
  • revealing
  • showing
  • signifying
  • spotting
  • steering

antonyms for specifying

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  • atypical
  • complicated
  • confusing
  • involved
      • ignorance
      • silence
      • quiet
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        How to use specifying in a sentence

        Now it is understood that care must be taken in specifying the exact quality and in testing the material supplied.
        ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
        It leaves everything to be understood without specifying anything; it is vague, jeering, insidious.
        FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
        And without specifying further, she opened her plaid parasol and stepped out at the porch.
        ELIHEMAN WHITE CHAPLIN
        Corporeal reward and punishment was not so regarded, hence the need of specifying it.
        A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
        I am not sure whether he does not spoil it a little by specifying so minutely the different children and their names.
        GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
        The positive outcome of philosophy concerns itself with specifying the nature of the human mind.
        THE POSITIVE OUTCOME OF PHILOSOPHYJOSEPH DIETZGEN
        Before specifying them so far as will be desirable, I must say something of the machinery by which they were converted into law.
        THE LIFE OF SIR JAMES FITZJAMES STEPHEN, BART., K.C.S.I.SIR LESLIE STEPHEN
        If these were not at hand he might adjourn the case for their production, specifying a time up to six months.
        ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
        It was at first only a mark of reference, and betokened a solar animal, specifying the particular Deity to whom it was sacred.
        A NEW SYSTEM; OR, AN ANALYSIS OF ANTIENT MYTHOLOGY. VOLUME II. (OF VI.)JACOB BRYANT
        To those excepted imposts he sometimes adds church-scot, or the churchs rent, without specifying the amount.
        DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
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        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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