Definition of Particularize

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

Exact synonyms: Particularise, 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 Particularize

1. v. t. To give as a particular, or as the particulars; to mention particularly; to give the particulars of; to enumerate or specify in detail.

2. v. i. To mention or attend to particulars; to give minute details; to be circumstantial; as, to particularize in a narrative.

Definition of Particularize

1. Verb. (transitive) To make particular, as opposed to general; to restrict to a specific or individual case, class etc.; to single out. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive intransitive) To be specific about (individual instances); to go into detail (about), to specify. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To differentiate, make distinct from others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Particularize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Particularize

particularisation
particularisations
particularise
particularised
particularises
particularising
particularism
particularisms
particularist
particularistic
particularists
particularities
particularity
particularization
particularizations
particularize (current term)
particularized
particularizes
particularizing
particularly
particularment
particularments
particulars
particulate
particulate emission
particulate matter
particulate radiation
particulates
particuler
partied

Literary usage of Particularize

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1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"Appel, abel, of el, is common to the Saxon, Belgic, Danish and other northern languages; and, by universal consent, hath been appropriated to particularize ..."

2. The Duplicate Letters, the Fisheries and the Mississippi: Documents Relating by John Quincy Adams (1822)
"(10) contracting. and seals, designate the boundary aforesaid, state their decision on the (1) questions thus referred to them, and particularize the ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1802)
"These numbers contain some other articles, which, not being original, we do not particularize. There has been published, and imported by M. de Boffe, ..."

4. The Practice in Civil Actions and Proceedings in the Supreme Court of by Francis Joseph Troubat, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, William Worthington Haly, Asa Israel Fish (1867)
"... or within two yeara after its termination.3 He is not bound to particularize in his return the day of the arrest, and if he does so the party is not ..."

5. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"4. И. То douze, — to bring to л civil state (progressively). To particularize, — to continue to state Í. See letter I. This term, seems also to ..."

6. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"... partridges and lobsters, and four other dishes, which unfortunately for the readers of the present century, she had not time to particularize; ..."

7. Cases Argued and Determined in the Court for the Trial of Impeachments and by George Caines, New York (State). Supreme Court (1807)
"has but a special insurable interest, which he is bound ALBANY, to particularize. Therefore, that of the o\vner re- '^*-^^«^ mains as before. ..."

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