Definition for SPEC'I-FY

SPEC'I-FY, v.t. [Fr. specifier; It. specificare.]

To mention or name, as a particular thing; to designate in words, so as to distinguish a thing from every other; as, to specify the uses of a plant; to specify the articles one wants to purchase. He has there given us an exact geography of Greece, where the countries and the uses of their soils are specified. – Pope.

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