particularise

particularize

[per-tik-yuh-luh-rahyz, puh-tik-]
verb (used with object), particularized, particularizing.
1.
to make particular.
2.
to mention or indicate specifically; specify.
3.
to state or treat in detail.
verb (used without object), particularized, particularizing.
4.
to speak or treat particularly or specifically.
Also, especially British, particularise.


Origin:
1580–90; < Middle French particulariser. See particular, -ize

particularization, noun
particularizer, noun
unparticularized, adjective
unparticularizing, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To particularise
Collins
World English Dictionary
particularize or particularise (pəˈtɪkjʊləˌraɪz)
 
vb
1.  to treat in detail; give details (about)
2.  (intr) to go into detail
 
particularise or particularise
 
vb
 
particulari'zation or particularise
 
n
 
particulari'sation or particularise
 
n
 
par'ticularizer or particularise
 
n
 
par'ticulariser or particularise
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;