Definition of Particularise

1. Verb. Be specific about. "They particularise that there was a traffic accident "; "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?"

Exact synonyms: Particularize, Specialise, Specialize, Specify
Generic synonyms: Dilate, Elaborate, Enlarge, Expand, Expatiate, Exposit, Expound, Flesh Out, Lucubrate
Specialized synonyms: Spell Out
Derivative terms: Particularisation, Particularization
Antonyms: Generalize



Definition of Particularise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of particularize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Particularise

1. [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Particularise

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Literary usage of Particularise

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1. The London Medical and Physical Journal (1828)
"For these, and other reasons which we need not particularise here, Mr. B. was induced to prefer, in this instance, Mr. Abernethy's operation, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"... not to particularise other well-known names, we may be well content with the present fortune of the anthem, ..."

3. The Musical World (1863)
"1 have, therefore, to request that you will, before one o'clock on Saturday, particularise the inaccuracies (if any), that they may be corrected; ..."

4. Synonyms Discriminated: A Complete Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the by Charles John Smith (1871)
"This appears in the verbs specify and particularise. To particularise is to take the subject to pieces, and show what it is made up of. ..."

5. A Study of Ethical Principles by James Seth (1905)
"Humanity is only a vague abstraction until we particularise it in the nation, as the latter itself also is until we still further particularise and ..."

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