Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Specify"

The meaning of "Specify" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does specify mean?
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Q: What does If online/internet,specify site. if not use N/A mean?
A: If you are online select a site. If you are not online select N/A (not available).
Q: What does specify mean?
A: Specify is a different form of the word Specific. When someone asks you to specify something (on a worksheet or in an interview), they're asking you to be more specific/detailed in your answer. Don't just say (for example) where you're from in general, but specify which city and block you live on. Hope that helps!
Q: What does specify mean?
A: Specify = to make more specific, or to explain something more in detail

Example sentences using "Specify"

Q: Please show me example sentences with specify or specifies.
A: This should be related to SVA (Subject-Verb Agreement)

specify is plural, and specifies is singular.

My teacher (singular) specifies some exam questions as examples.
The rules (plural) specify that you should not eat in class.
Q: Please show me example sentences with specify.
A: I need you to specify which dress you want me to wear.
He didn't specify it clearly enough.
What would you like me to specify?
I didn't hear you specify what you wanted.
You should specify which kind of dog it is.
Specify which one you would like, if you have a preference.
Whoa, I didn't even specify that it happened in the United States.
Is it any wonder that the UK government wants to specify where taxpayers' money goes?

Synonyms of "Specify" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between specify and emphasis ?
A: To specify (verb)
- (to identify or EXPLAIN something clearly and definitely/in a strict way.)
- Basically... imagine you've written a sentence on paper and choose a word... if you want to "specify" it, you will just explain it in a clear way.
- e.g. "Specify the color and quantity when you order." / "The instructions do not specify what kind of screws to use." / "He didn't specify what he wanted."

To emphasise/emphasize (verb)
- (to impress or highlight importance/value to something.)
- Basically... imagine you've written a sentence on paper and choose a word... if you want to "emphasise" it, you won't need to explain it, you will just take a highlighter and highlight it so that it stands out.
- e.g. "Try to emphasize your main idea so that readers will always know what your opinion is." / "He spoke louder to emphasize his next point in the speech." / "Despite Greta's efforts to emphasize the importance of climate change, many refuse to change their lifestyles."

Emphasis (noun)
- (the special importance/value that has been given to something.)
- Basically... it's describing the result of you highlighting that word in the sentence which made it stand out and be more eye-catching and important than the rest.
- e.g. "The school had an emphasis on collaborative learning." / "There was an emphasis on the importance of full cost recovery." / He placed emphasis on the value of a healthy diet."

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Q: What is the difference between specify and urge ?
A: Specify is to make something clearer or more specific.
Ex: Could you specify a detail for me?
Urge is to suggest to someone or encourage them to do something
Ex: I urge you to reconsider.
Ex: I urged her to specify the date and time.
Q: What is the difference between to specify him and to identify him and to classify him ?
A: specify: to point out as an individual
identify: to give someone a particular characteristic
classify: to sort into a group
Q: What is the difference between specify and designate and appoint ?
A: In my opinion, appoint usually refers to people ("I appoint you to the job")
Specify is usually items ("please specify the type of tool you wish to use")
While designate could be either person or item ("I have been designated to work on the food"
"I designated this area as my study room.")

Translations of "Specify"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? specify
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