Meaning of specify

spec•i•fy

Pronunciation: (spes'u-fī"), [key]
— v., -fied, -fy•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to mention or name specifically or definitely; state in detail: He did not specify the amount needed.
  2. to give a specific character to.
  3. to set forth as a specification.
  4. to name or state as a condition: He specified that he be given my power of attorney.
—v.i.
  1. to make a specific mention or statement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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