verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1593 transitive verb to state in detail ; specify intransitive verb to go into details

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Particularize — Par*tic u*lar*ize, v. i. To mention or attend to particulars; to give minute details; to be circumstantial; as, to particularize in a narrative. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • particularize — index delineate, depict, describe, designate, detail (particularize), differentiate, distinguish, itemize …   Law dictionary

  • Particularize — Par*tic u*lar*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Particularized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Particularizing}.] [Cf. F. particulariser.] To give as a particular, or as the particulars; to mention particularly; to give the particulars of; to enumerate or specify in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • particularize — (Amer.) v. specify; be meticulous about details (also particularise)par tic·u·lar·ize || pÉ™r tɪkjÉ™lÉ™raɪz /pÉ™ tɪkjÊŠ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • particularize — [pärtik′yə lər īz΄] vt. particularized, particularizing [MFr particulariser] to state or name individually or in detail; itemize vi. to give particulars or details particularization n …   English World dictionary

  • particularize — verb /pəˈtɪkjʊləɹʌɪz/ a) To make particular, as opposed to general; to restrict to a specific or individual case, class etc.; to single out. I have disposed of them as I could, and will descend to particularize them according to their species. b) …   Wiktionary

  • particularize — UK [pə(r)ˈtɪkjʊləraɪz] / US [pərˈtɪkjələˌraɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms particularize : present tense I/you/we/they particularize he/she/it particularizes present participle particularizing past tense particularized past participle… …   English dictionary

  • particularize — [[t]pə(r)tɪ̱kjʊləraɪz[/t]] particularizes, particularizing, particularized VERB If you particularize something that you have been talking about in a general way, you give details or specific examples of it. [FORMAL] [V n] Mr Johnson… …   English dictionary

  • particularize — particularization, n. particularizer, n. /peuhr tik yeuh leuh ruyz , peuh tik /, v., particularized, particularizing. v.t. 1. to make particular. 2. to mention or indicate specifically; specify. 3. to state or treat in detail. v.i. 4. to speak or …   Universalium

  • particularize — Synonyms and related words: adduce, amplify, analyze, anatomize, atomize, be precise, call to mind, change, chop logic, circumstantiate, cite, cite a particular, demonstrate, descant, descend to particulars, desynonymize, detail, develop,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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